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GENEALOGY 



OF THE 



TWINING FAMILY 



DESCENDANTS OF 



WILLIAM TWINING, SR. 



WHO CAME FROM WALES, OR ENGLAND, AND DIED AT 
EASTHAM, MASSACHUSETTS, 1659. 

WITH INFORMATION OF OTHER TWININGS, IN 
GREAT BRITAIN AND AMERICA. 



BY THOS. J. TWINING, 

OF SIDNEY, INDIANA. 



CHICAGO: 
PUBLISHED FOR THE AUTHOR, 
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A NOBLE NAME. 



I hold as reverend theme for rhyme 
The name that glorifies its time ; 
A goodly heritage that will, 
Through fresh inheritors, distill 
Desire to widen wisdom's path, 
Virtue, so given, to him who hath! 



A lineage old, of lustre new, 
Moss-grown, yet green with latter dew — 
This is the glory I would sing, 
Until our children's children bring, 
To match the name they won at birth, 
A name of very present worth. 

Mary B. Dodge. 



There was a morning when I longed for fame, 
There was a noontide when I passed it by, 
There is an evening when I think not shame 
Its substance and its being to deny; 
For if men bear in mind great deeds, the name 
Of him that wrought them shall they leave to die; 
Thy duty and thy happiness were one. 
Work is heaven's hest; its fame is sublunar, 
Thy fame thou dost not need, the work is done. 

Jean Ingelow. 



INTRODUCTION. 



AN earnest desire to know something of his ancestors, 
their nativity, branching and history, led the writer, 
while yet within the borders of youth, to begin a 
course of inquiry thereto which has culminated in the 
present volume. 

The object at first, was simply for personal gratification, 
the result of a reverence for the venerable forefathers who 
had lived, had their being; passing down the stream of time, 
to that limit from whence no voyager returns. 

As the researches brought to light much that was 

deemed interesting and worthy of preserving, it was finally 

concluded to group, as near as possible, the descendants 

of the progenator who heads our records, into one family 

and give to the press for the benefit of whom it might 
concern. 

The compiler felt unfitted for a work which has 
usually fallen to men of letters, in addition, his remoteness 
from the land of his fore-bears, the great libraries and 
sources of genealogical information, and having pursued the 
subject entirely within the bounds of his native state, 
through the medium of the pen alone, made the work in no 
small degree tedious and a little hopeless of final success. 

Besides, as no other person, to his knowledge, was 
making an effort to trace the name in all its divergencies, it 
seemed incumbent upon him to search out the hidden and 



6 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

obscure records of generations dead and living. This vol- 
ume is therefore sent out upon its mission, with the prayer 
that whoever reads it may be benefited. The desire is that 
its pages may awaken a deeper interest in the subject of 
Ancestry, a subject that too many regard lightly or know 
very little about. The beast of the field may have no con- 
ception of its own descent, but man, who rules over the 
animal creation, and of whose pedigree he manifests a con- 
cern not unreasonable, should certainly have a deeper in- 
terest in questions relating to his own and his children's 
lineage and the many important facts derived therefrom. 
If therefore a perusal of the following records shall be the . 
means of lifting to higher and nobler deeds; if it assist in 
any measure to a humble and wisely spent life, and the 
acquisition of the moral and Christian principles that stand 
out so clearly in the lives of many who have passed from the 
stage of action to unmarked graves, the author will feel 
that his efforts have not been in vain. The amount of time 
and labor required to produce this little volume, will scarcely 
receive a just estimation by those not having engaged in a 
similar undertaking. Records of various kinds — church, 
state, county, historical, biographical and genealogical must 
be called into support; thousands of inquiries sent to every 
nook and corner where promise of information was appar- 
ent, and even the " cities of the dead " have been impor- 
tuned for light. These all have required close examination 
and sifting, that the essential facts only be retained. Errors, 
the result of misinformation, or contradictory statements, and 
typographical, doubtless occur, however, the utmost dili- 
gence has been exercised to glean all the important facts 
relating to the numerous lines, and gladly would more have 
been added had the correspondents from whom we have 
largely drawn, seen proper to offer it. We would not weary 
the reader with a detailed account of years of wearisome 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 7 

labor, intervals of interruption, when hope for success was 
almost abandoned, and then recurring periods of delightful 
progress. 

Thanks are due to all those who have given aid, and 
obligations are hereby acknowledged to Elizabeth H. 
Atkinson, (deceased), of Wrightstown, Pa., Mary B. 
Twining, of New Boston, Mass., Prof. E. H. Twining, of 
New York City, and Josiah Paine, Esq., of Harwich, 
Mass., without whose assistance there would have been 
seeming failure. 

We have been content to confine our investigations 
almost exclusively to the first American Ancestor and his 
numerous descent, widely scattered over the northern por- 
tion of the United States, as far west as the Pacific ocean. 
It would be a pleasure, however, to see some one take up 
the subject, find the transatlantic connection, and trace the 
name in unbroken line on down to its earliest history. 

THE NAME. 

Regarding the family of Twining, its origin, and significance 
of name, nothing is definitely known. Whether of Celtic or 
Anglo-Saxon beginning is not absolutely clear, although the 
burden of evidence thus far points to an Anglo-Saxon rather 
than a purely Welsh or Celtic origin. Traditions of the Amer- 
ican family, with few exceptions, point to Wales as the place 
from which our ancestor came. This at the best would not 
prove a prior descent, and therefore leaves the question open to 
further enquiry and examination. 

Having requested our friend, Prof. E. H. Twining, to write 
upon the subject, we are pleased to quote from him the follow- 
ing: — " The name of Twining, like others ending in ing, is gen- 
erally understood to be of Anglo-Saxon origin, and, as Richard 
Grant White says, c of venerable antiquity.' Its significance is 
uncertain. One widely received view makes it a local appella- 
tion, derived from Saxon words meaning * two meadows;' and 



8 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

regards the family as taking its designation from a locality in 
Gloucestershire, England, where, on the Avon, a few miles from 
Tewksbury, is a village bearing the name, and a ferry known as 
4 Twining's Fleet.' This is not, however, the view of Scheie de 
Vere, nor of Isaac Taylor (' Words and Places,') both of whom, 
while not citing this name specially, state in general, that ' — ing ' 
was the usual Anglo-Saxon patronymic;' so that Waring, 
Hading and Twining rather gave names to places than received 
names from them. The word ' Ing ' or meadow, according to 
the latter authority, is a local prefix only, as in Ingham. Of the 
two theories, in the absence of historic evidence, the weight of 
probability seems to lie on the side of the patronymic rather than 
the local. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (A. D. 547), gives: 

' Ida waes Eopping, 
Eoppa waes Esing, 
Esa waes Inguing, 
Ingui, Angenwiting,' 

that is, ' Ida was Eoppa's son, etc' " 

" The term c patronymic ' is, in its strict sense, too narrow to 
express the force of 'ing,' which, like the Hebrew 'ben,' goes 
out to a wider range of relations; as in c Viking,' vik (creek), 
Haunter, and ' cyning ' (King), the man of the Kin or Clan. 

" One member of the family, facetiously inclined, remembers 
that { Twyn ' is Anglo-Saxon for doubt, and suggests a descent 
from the skeptical Thomas; another more seriously, finds his 
name among the mountains of Wales, in a word meaning bush. 
There are certainly Twinings in Wales, but translations of that 
kind are too infrequent to give countenance to even so plausable 
a supposition, without the support of direct evidence. 

"In the matter of Christian names, William and Thomas 
appear everywhere, the latter often in combination with John. 
It seems that William and "John were favorite names in Eng- 
land from the time of the Norman Conquest, and for obvious 
reasons. With the Puritan reaction the former fell into disre- 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 9 

pute, as savoring of Paganism, and became infrequent among 
the reformers, and presumably in the direct ratio of their zeal. 
The spirit that could rejoice in the appellation of " Praise-God," 
or " Stand-fast-in-the-faith," was not likely to be led by any 
motives of sentiment to tolerate reminders of Gothic heathenism 
or Norman oppression. John, having good Scripture warrant, 
held its place, while William fell away, and only after the 
Restoration recovered its standing. 

" The New England family, however, seems to have been, 
with the rest of the name, free from unreasonable prejudice in 
this regard, and retained the name, perhaps from a sort of kith- 
and-kin conservatism, perhaps from a dim sense of rhythmical 
fitness, along with Thomas, Stephen, Elijah and others drawn 
from the familiar Biblical readings. 

So far as is known at present, there are in Great Britain 
three points at which the name of Twining appears to have 
had earlv, it may be independent, foothold, in Gloucestershire, 
as already mentioned, in Wales, and in the vicinity of St. Mary's 
Isle, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland. 

" In Gloucestershire, John Twining appears as Abbot of 
Winchcombe, about the middle of the fifteenth century; and in 
the Scottish locality the name is said to be found on tomb stones 
of at least as early a date. Families of the name exist at pres- 
ent in Scotland and Wales, in London, and elsewhere in Middle- 
sex, and perhaps at other points in England. On this side of 
the Atlantic they are met with in Nova Scotia,* coming origin- 
ally from Wales, and throughout the United States. 

*The name also occurs in Newfoundland and the Canadas, as well as 
Nova Scotia, where it has had an existence for some hundred years, the 
ancestor being a native of Wales. These different families are not very 
numerous, and whether they all centre in the Welsh family is not known. 
They are characterized as refined, well-informed, respectable and well- 
to-do people. 

Richard Twining, of London, (editor of Papers of the Twining Family, 
by Rev. Thomas Twining, at one time Rector of St. Mary's, Colchester, 
England), holds to the theory that the name, had its origin at the junction 
of the Severn and Avon, from whence it is claimed members of the family 
emigrated to other countries. 



10 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

" These last, with the exception of two or three additions, the 
earliest of which dates its arrival in this country not more than 
thirty years hack, seem to be all descended from one ancestor. 

" Mr. William Twining", who first appears in public rec- 
ords, as a freeholder at Yarmouth, on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, 
in the year 1643, though there is reason to believe that he came 
over at a somewhat earlier date. 

" There is no light upon the particular circumstances which 
led our ancestor to leave his home, and no direct information as 
to the part of Great Britain from which he came; but there can 
be little question that the influences which moved him were the 
same as, in one or another form, had been operating throughout 
under the rule of the Stuarts, and even under the last of the 
Tudors, to detach Englishmen from their native soil. These 
were, briefly, church intolerance, court corruptions and royal 
exactions. That he did not come earlier may have been due to 
a survival of loyalty, or to conditions of place or occupation 
which brought the pressure of these influences less directly upon 
him than upon many others, or to a temperament which, hopeful 
of better things, held him at home until it seemed that the suc- 
cess of neither of striving parties promised any good. The 
tyranny which the Presbyterians forced upon Cromwell was 
quite as insufferable as the Erastianism of Laud; and while the 
Puritan element in general was drawn by its moral sense into 
co-operation with the Presbyterians, those who, like the Pil- 
grims before them, more broadly asked for freedom of faith and 
practice, seeing that presbyter was, as John Milton phrased it, 
only ' priest writ large,' found themselves between two fires, 
and ' turned to the New World to redress the balance of the 
Old.' 

" Of the twenty thousand or more who emigrated between 
the years 1629 and 1640, the time of arrival of only a relatively 
small number can be ascertained from the passenger lists of the 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 11 

vessels on which they sailed. If William Twining came after 
the proclamation prohibiting emigration without license (May i, 
1638), and prior to 1640, when emigration had practically ceased, 
it is not difficult to see why his name might not appear on the 
registers. In the first place, although ships left England for 
America almost daily, Hotten's lists give names of passengers of 
but one ship in 1638 and 1639. It is certain registers were kept, 
but equally certain that nearly all of them have been lost. 

"Further, these registers contained only the names of those 
who left England legally, i. e., under license according to the 
proclamation, and doubtless thousands left secretly to avoid the 
oath of Allegiance and Supremacy and the payment of a sub- 
sidy to the crown, as well as to escape the annoyances and dis- 
abilities which attended those who were disaffected to the Church 
establishment. 

" If he came over after 1640, in November of which year the 
Long Parliament assembled, he could perhaps have come with- 
out hindrance, and without official registry. Why he should 
have emigrated at that time is a matter of conjecture. A possible 
answer to the question has been already intimated, but so far 
nothing ' of record ' has been discovered to settle it definitely. 
Possibly some evidence may exist in England to throw light on 
the true cause of his migration and that of others who came 
under the same circumstances. Perhaps, too, the fact of his 
joining the Yarmouth Settlement (which after an attempt in 
1638 was incorporated in 1639) may have been a consequence of 
the presence there of some friends from the Old World, and this 
might give a clue to the port from which he sailed. It has been 
assumed that he came from an English locality. The reason for 
this assumption is that, so far as is known and as might be 
expected, the greater number of Colonists came from those parts 
from which the seaports were most accessible, and which at the 
time were most easily reached, by the oppressions and exactions 
which stimulated the movement. Further, it appears that the 
immediate descendants of William Twining were decided Con- 



12 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

gregationalists, and one branch of the family affiliated with the 
Society of Friends. It may be inferred that he was himself of 
the independent Puritans, and so out of touch with the royalists 
faction on one side and the Covenant on the other. As has been 
intimated above, this may have been a reason for his emigrating 
at a time when no general movement was taking place. It is 
known that there were Twinings who adhered to the cause of 
King Charles, and family differences may have had something 
to do with his expatriation. These are, however, but matters of 
conjecture, and may serve to indicate lines of future exploration. 
What may be safely held for fact is that the ancestor of the 
American family was Anglo-Saxon and Puritan. The race-type 
remains in the family to-day — the sanguine temperament, the fair 
skin, the blue eyes, (often with the intent look that led Tacitus to 
call them truces), which the Romans saw eighteen centuries ago, 
and the same love of honest dealing and fair play. That he was 
Puritan hardly needs proof. It would require strong evidence 
to show that he could have been other, when the whole middle 
and professional class in England was Puritan. 

" The opening of the Bible by Elizabeth had set up in the 
English people a new standard of life and conduct, and stimu- 
lated a reaction against the caprice and passion and careless 
geniality of the age. The aim of the Puritan ' was to attain 
self-command, to be master of himself, of his thought and speech 
and acts;' and this not as a social art, but under stress of devotion 
to a Supreme will. This temper was likely to lead to a narrow 
and ascetic habit, lacking grace and color of life; but it had the 
definiteness and efficiency that belong to intensity of conviction 
and singleness of purpose. Our ancestor has left no words or 
history to show these traits of character; but they are claimed by 
the traditions of the family; they are held as an inheritance, and 
their imitation as an obligation; for c the growing good of the 
world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts,' " 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 13 

NOTES. 

— Bucks County, Pa., has been the banner home for Twinings for near 
200 years; for a like period, Barnstable County, Mass., was the family 
abode, but has been without a representative of the name for many years. 

— Berkshire and Hampden counties, Mass , have a few reminders of 
the once fruitful family. Tolland, at one time noted for its Twinings, has 
passed the name almost to the point of obscurity. 

— Broome County, N. Y., retains her reputation for numbers. In Han- 
cock County, Ohio, the name was legion, but removals have depleted the 
ranks. The name has had a prominence at New Haven, Ct., since 1795, 
and Granville, O., since 1815. 

— Philadelphia and Scranton, Pa., are chief Twining centres. Penn- 
sylvania, New York, Ohio and Connecticut, in the ordei named, contain a 
majority of the living generations. Massachusetts, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, 
Wisconsin and Kansas are about equally balanced in families. In Indiana, 
Vermont and New Hamshire the name is nearly extinct. 

— It is observable that the New England Twinings are pretty much 
"scattered," while the Pennsylvania families seem to preserve a more com- 
pact form; this may in measure be owing to the latters greater numbers, 
and the communistic trend of their Quakerism. 

— Occasionally the two great lines intersect, though it does not appear 
that they have ever intermarried. New York and Ohio are States where 
the two branches are brought in closest relationship. 

— Ministers, physicians, lawyers, civil engineers, and school teachers 
are adequately represented; farmers predominate, not many wealthy, but 
usually the Twinings are a well to do people, observers of law and the 
rights of their fellow man. No statesmen or men of renown. 

— The religious faculty is prominent, inclined to the liberal, prog- 
ressive; in politics largely Republican; in temperament it predominates in 
the nervous-sanguine. When the fire is wont to fly, " dog nor devil" is 
seldom taken into account; a calm follows quickly. 

— In their love for country the Twinings have abundantly shown their 
patriotism in the defense of home and on the field of conflict; not a few of 
them have died in battle and hospital. One served in the war between 
France and the Provinces, 1758. One is known to have served throughout 
the Revolution, one or more in the 1812 war, and one was so unpatriotic 
as to serve in the Southern Confederacy. 

— To the fifth generation the families were confined to the narrow 
limits of Cape Cod and Bucks County, Pa. From thence, about 1780, thev 
began extending their lines, the Cape family to Tolland, and the Pennsyl- 
vania family to Philadelphia, New Jersey and York State. About 1793 a 
leading branch of the family " down on the Cape " settled at Frankfort, now 
Winterport, Maine. 

— In a long and extensive research there have not been found in the 
United States a half-dozen Twining families who were not identified in the 
American progenitor. The English name occurs at Chicago and Denver; 
the Nova Scotia (Welch) Staten Island, and the Scotch at New Haven, Ct, 
A family bearing the name also resides at Otis, Mass, 



14 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

— The branches which it has been impossible to explore and which the 
future genealogist may be able to extend, are: Nathaniel, Jr., son of G 
Nathaniel ; Samuel, grandson of 20 Barnabas ; Christopher, son of 25 Dan- 
iel; and Eleazer, son of 81 Barnabas. The latter two, it is quite evident 
have descendants. 

— A question of heirship not infrequently arises over vast and un- 
claimed estates in England. One of the eighth generation tells of hearing 
her grandfather (b. in Pennsylvania) say he had a rich old bachelor brother 
in England (?), and she wonders if he is not one of the two, Richard Twin- 
ing and Wm. H. Twining, reputed millionaires, whose vast estates are 
said to be awaiting claimants. This is a fair specimen of many traditions 
afloat, and unless members of the family desire to throw away their money 
it is not advisable to put in claims upon foundations so untenable. 

— To clear up a few of the traditional stories in vogue among descend- 
ants, some of which are that " three brothers " came over, and a few that 
there were two, no evidence has been presented in iicating that Wm. Twin- 
ing, Sr., had any connection other than his own family. Nor can it be 
found that any other person of the name Twining ever set foot on Colonial 
soil. Unsupported and diverse statements are frequently thrown in the 
way of the earnest enquirer, but are not the "stubborn things" which he is 
wont to feed upon, and must be cast aside for that which is true. 

— About 1845 the Barnstable county, Mass., Records, were all destroyed 
by fire, and many wills and documents of the early families were thereby 
lost, and may account for our Progenitor having no records extant, which 
might shed light on several uncertain questions of lineage, marriage, issue 
and worldly estate of the latter, of which no facts are given/ The Congrega- 
tional Church records of Orleans exist, according to Barber's Hist. Coll., 
from 1648 to 1797 ; according to Josiah Paine, none extant before 1773. The 
Eastham Church Records all lost. 

— The early Plymouth Records show some variation in spelling the 
name. We find it Twining (right), Tivineing, Tiviney, and Txvyneing. The 
index of same records treat them all as one name. 

— Rev. Kinsley Twining, D.D., regards the name of Welch or Celtic 
origin, and therefore hard to catch and identify. He says: "Thomas 
Twining, of London, evidently did not consider the name worth bragging 
about, though they were considerably enlightened to have a coat of arms. 
He, however, changed the crest and started anew with one contrived out of 
an entirely false rendering of the name, which evidently he supposed to be 
some derivation of twine, and accordingly, as his grandson or greatgrand- 
son, the late distinguished banker, explained to me, provided himself with 
a crest showing an arm or something of that kind with a serpent twisted 
about it. All this proves that he knew nothing of the real significance of 
the name." 

THOS. J. TWINING. 



EXPLANATIONS AND CONTRACTIONS. 

The plan of the book is not original, but has been adopted 
with a few modifications, as being the least confusing to the or- 
dinary reader, and avoiding repetition of female branches, which 
are recorded for but one generation. It is not customary to 
trace the female lines beyond the children, for reasons that the 
original name becomes suspended, and also that the labor re- 
quired to follow these thousands of descendants would seem 
boundless. 

The heads of principal families and branches, are numbered 
in succession from i to 175; the name of the person numbered 
being preceded by heavy figures. Names which are not pre- 
ceded by heavy figures are completed in one notice, and show 
that said name has no living male issue, except in case where 
said issue is lost or not in record. The small figures number the 
children of a family. For uniformity, dates of births, deaths and 
marriages, are given in the usual form of the times. In abbre- 
viating, b. stands for born; d. for died or deceased; m. for mar- 
ried; unm. for unmarried; inf. for infant; dau. for daughter; 
ch. for child or children; res. for residence; Tfi. for township, 
etc. Where the name of a place has been given once its initial will 
be understood thereafter, as E. for Eastham; O. for Orleans; 
7. for Tolland \JV. for Newtown and W. for Wrightstown, etc. 



GENEALOGY. 

Genealogy or " The history of the succession of families," is 
a very old word, being employed in sacred and profane history. 

Of the term, — its usage and history, we quote from ZelPs 
Encyclopedia and Dictionary. 

"Genealogy, jen-e-alo-je, n, Fr. genealogic; Gr. geneol- 
ogia, from genea, a race, and logos, a discourse, an account or 
enumeration of the ancestors or relations of a particular person 
or family. No nation was more careful to trace and preserve 
its genealogies than the children of Israel. Their sacred writings 

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16 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

contain genealogies which extend through a period of more than 
3,500 years, from the creation of Adam to the captivity of Judah, 
and even after that time. Josephus informs jas that he traced 
his own descent from the tribe of Levi by means of public reg- 
isters, and that, however dispersed and depressed his nation were, 
they never neglected to have exact genealogical tables prepared 
from authentic documents which were kept at Jerusalem. 
Since, however, their destruction as a nation by the Romans, 
all their tables of descent seem to have been lost; and even the 
Levites, who are still distinguished from the rest of the people 
by the exercise of special honorary religious functions, are 
known as sucli only by being acknowledged as descendants of 
parents who exercised the same. 

The inequalities of rank and right which prevailed during 
the Middle Ages, made genealogical inquiries highly important, 
and it was then that researches of this kind assumed the form of 
a science, which became closely connected with heraldry, q. v. 
Very little critical care, however, was usually employed in such 
cases, the chief object being to trace the origin of families into 
the remotest antiquity. 

Attempts to carry this to an absurd length are frequently 
manifested in the earlier genealogical works. Critical genealog- 
ical studies were not begun before the Seventeenth Century. 

Genealogical accounts are not only interesting to persons 
who feel a more or less natural curiosity about their ancestors, 
but are also useful to the historian, as elucidating the often com- 
plicated relations of dynasties, families, claims and controversies 
of successions, etc. They are also important in legal cases con- 
cerning claims of inheritance, and, indeed, are indispensable in 
States in which the enjoyment of certain rights is made to depend 
upon lineage or descent. 

A genealogy, or lineage, is frequently represented in the 
form of a tree, arbor consanguinitalis, giving a distinct view of 
the various branches of the family, and the degrees of descent 
from the common progenitor, who is generally present in the 
root or stem. 

Genealogical tables are either descending or ascending. The 
former are chiefly used in historical records, presenting the de- 
scendants of a certain person in the order of procreation; the 
latter in documents of nobility, serving to show the claims of 
any man or family to the titles of paternal and maternal ancestors. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 17 

Sometimes both forms are used together. Persons de- 
scended one from another successively, form a direct line; those 
descended from a common progenitor, but not one from another, 
a collateral line; the collateral line embraces the agnates, or the 
kindred on the father's side, and the cognates, or kindred on the 
mother's side." 

In a work entitled, " Two Sticks," or, " The Lost Tribes of 
Israel," the author attempts to prove the Anglo-Saxon race to 
be the ten lost tribes. Bearing on the subject of genealogy, he 
says: " What means this effort, both in England and in America 
to trace up genealogies? Why so much anxiety to know the 
lineage? Is it because there is a prospective inheritance in the 
Holy Land? Are Israelites desirous of knowing what share of 
the new country is theirs ? " 

" Men may attribute this hunting of ancestors to an ' idle 
curiosity,' a c fancy of the brain,' still there may be a providence 
behind it. Thousands have performed work which, at the time, 
was considered as having no significance from a divine stand- 
point; but what have seemed mere fancy to the multitude turned 
out to be the hand of God in shaping the destiny of men and 
nations. 

" How often has that which has been considered as mere 
happening turned out to be ' the finger of God ? ' Now, while 
it may seem to be improbable that this seeking of genealogies 
has any relation to Israel's gathering, it might be well to place it 
in the catalogue of portentious events that are transpiring in per- 
fect harmony with prophecy, divine utterances from the glory 
and presence of God. When events and predictions fit so hap- 
ily, it would be rudeness to tear them asunder. The children of 
Israel were very careful to preserve their genealogies." 



HEADS OF FAMILIES. 



WHICH ARE NUMBERED IN THIS BOOK. 



1 William, first American Anc'r. 

2 William, of 1 William. 

3 Stephen, of 2 William. 

4 William, of 2 William. 

5 Stephen, of 3 Stephen. 

6 Nathaniel, of 3 Stephen. 

7 John, of 3 Stephen. 

8 William, of 4 William. 

9 Barnabas, of 4William. 

10 Stephen, of 5 Stephen. 

11 Samuel, of 6 Nathaniel. 

12 Benjamin, of 6 Nathaniel. 

13 John, of 7 John. 

14 Eleazer, of 7 John. 

15 Jacob, of 7 John. 

16 Stephen, of 7 John. 

17 Thomas, of 8 William. 

18 Elijah, of 8 William. 

19 Jonathan, of 9 Barnabas. 

20 Barnabas, of 9^Barnabas. 

21 Prince, of 9 Barnabas. 

22 Stephen, of 10 Stephen. 

23 Thomas, of 11 Samuel. 

24 John, of 1 1 Samuel. 

25 Daniel, of 12 Benjamin. 

26 Joseph, of 13John. 

27 Silas, of 14 Eleazer. 

28 David, of 14 Eleazer. 

29 John, of 15 Jacob. 

30 Jacob, of 15 Jacob. 

31 David, of 3 5 Jacob. 

32 Jacob, of 16 Stephen. 

33 Stephen, of 17 Thomas. 

34 William, of 17 Thomas. 

35 William, of 18 Elijah. 

36 Eleazer, of 18 Elijah. 

37 Judah, of 18 Elijah. 

38 Lewis, of 18 Elijah. 

39 Nathan, of 19 Jonathan. 



40 Barnabas, of 19 Jonathan. 

41 Abner, of 20 Barnabas. 

42 Jonathan, of 21 Prince. 

43 Prince, of 21 Prince. 

44 Charles, of 22 Stephen. 

45 John, of 23 Thomas. 

46 Charles, of 23 Thomas. 

47 Thomas, of 23 Thomas. 

48 Thomas, of 24 John. 

49 John, of 24 John. 

50 Samuel, of 24 John. 

51 Benjamin, of 24 John. 

52 Mahlon, of 24 John. 

53 Benjamin, of 25 Daniel. 

54 Jacob, of 25 Daniel. 

55 Jacob, of 26 Joseph. 

56 John, of 26 Joseph. 

57 Joseph, of 26 Joseph. 

58 Watson, of 27 Silas. 

59 Silas, of 27 Silas. 

60 William, of 28 David. 

61 Isaac, of 28 David. 

62 Thomas, of 28 David. 

63 Jacob, of 29 John. 

64 Abbott C, of 29 John. 

65 Isaac H., of 29 John. 

66 Jessie B., of 30 Jacob. 

67 Henry M., of 30 Jacob. 

68 Cyrus B., of 30 Jacob. 

69 Amos H., of 31 David. 

70 George, of 31 David. 

71 Croasdale, of 32 Jacob. 

72 Stephen, of 32 Jacob. 

73 Alexander C, of 33 Stephen. 

74 William, of 33 Stephen. 

75 Alfred C, of 34 William. 

76 Alexander H., of 34 William. 

77 William, of 35 William. 

78 Elijah, of 35 William. 

79 Hiram, of 35 William. 



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80 Joseph, of 35 William. 

81 Barnabas, of 36 Eleazer. 

82 Philander F., of 37 Judah. 

83 Merrick S , of 38 Lewis. 

84 Edward W., of 38 Lewis. 

85 Jonathan, of 39 Nathan. 

86 Ebenezer, of 40 Barnabas. 

87 Addison, of 41 Abner. 

88 Harrison, of 41 Abner. 

89 Jonathan, of 42 Jonathan. 

90 Stephen B., of 44 Charles. 

91 Edward W., of 44 Charles. 
92 ' Aaron, of 45 John. 

93 Nathan C, of 45 John. 

94 Henry H., of 45 John. 

95 Peter S., of 45 John. 

96 Chaptn, of 46 Charles. 

97 Dewitt C, of 47 Thomas. 

98 Lewis, of 47 Thomas. 

99 Charles, of 48 Thomas. 

100 James, of 49 John. 

101 Thomas, of 49 John. 

102 William, of 49 John. 

103 John A., of 49 John. 

104 Charles, of 49 John. 

105 Philip, of 49 John. , 

106 Joseph N., of 50 Samuel. 

107 Charles A., of 50 Samuel. 

108 David M., of 51 Benjamin. 

109 Joseph, of 52 Mahlon 

110 Chester P., of 52 Mahlon. 

111 Frederick F., of 52 Mahlon. 

112 William F., of 52 Mahlon. 

1 13 George R., of 52 Mahlon. 

114 Mahlon J., of 52 Mahlon. 

115 Henry L., of 52 Mahlon. 

116 Jessie, of 53 Benjaman. 

117 Eli, of 53 Benjamin. 

118 John, of 53 Benjamin, 

119 William, of 53 Benjamin. 

120 Horace G., of 53 Benjamin. 

121 Ralph, of 53 Benjamin. 

122 Samuel, of 54 Jacob. 

123 Malichi, of 55 Jacob. 

124 Joseph, of 55 Jacob. 

125 John, of 55 Jacob. 

126 James, of 55 Jacob. 

127 Jacob, of 55 Jacob. 



128 Ralph L., of 55 Jacob. 

129 Silas, of 56 John. 

130 Jonathan R., of 57 Joseph. 

131 Hallowell S., of 58 Watson. 

132 Elias B., of 58 Watson. 

133 Silas, of 59 Silas. 

134 Uriah R., of 60 William. 

135 William W., of 60 William. 

136 D. Hallowell, of 61 Isaac. 

137 Horace B., of 61 Isaac. 

138 B. Franklin, of 61 Isaac. 

139 Charles H., of 62 Thomas. 

140 John, of 63 Jacob. 

141 Isaac H., of 63 Jacob. 

142 John W., of 64 Abbott C. 

143 Thomas C, of 64 Abbott C. 

144 David R., of 65 Isaac II. 

145 Howard L., of 67 Henry M. 

146 Jonathan A., of 68 Cyrus B. 

147 Wilmer A., of 68 Cyrus B. 

148 William H., of 69 Amos H. 

149 John, of 69 Amos H. 

150 Edwin of 71 Croasdale. 

151 Kinsley, of 73 Alexander C. 

152 Edward H., of 74 William. 
153. Charles O., of 74 William. 

154 George A , of 75 Alfred C. 

155 William F., of 76 Alexander. 

156 John, of 77 William. 

157 Villiam F., of 77 William. 

158 Alfred W., of 77 William. 

159 Elphonzo, of 78 Elijah. 

160 Joseph, of 78 Elijah. 

161 Orlandon,of 78 Elijah. 

162 Samuel M., of 78 Elijah. 

163 Lucius, of 78 Elijah. 

164 Samuel R.,of 79 Hiram. 

165 Nelson B , of 82 Philander F. 

166 Homer P., of 82 Philander F. 

167 Lewis S., of 83 Merrick S. 

168 Edward W., of 83 Merrick S. 

169 Henry L , of 83 Merrick S. 

170 Nelson L., of 83 Merrick S. 

171 Edward T., of 84 Edward W. 

172 Lauriston, of 84 Edward W. 

173 Jessie L., of 84 Edward W. 

174 Hiram, of 85 Jonathan. 

175 George F., of 89 Jonathan. 



FIRST GENERATION. 

1 William Twining, Sr., is the central figure 
around which cluster a multitude of living characters, 
comprising ten generations of descendants, measured 
by a distance of nearly two hundred and fifty years. 

This important personage, as he first appears in New 
England history, on the shore of Cape Cod, awakens a deep 
interest in the minds of those who reverence antiquity and the 
hallowed ground of ancestral abode. 

Of his nativity nothing is known to certainty. From whence 
he came, his paternity, life and traits of character, the vessel in 
which he took passage and its date of arrival in the New World, 
are questions which have been pondered over and the page of 
history examined that some ray of light might shed her pleasant 
beams and answer fully and satisfactorily. These questions may 
never be solved. The impenetrable darkness of unrecorded 
events may never declare his life prior to his voyage across the 
Atlantic. Indeed, his milestones seem to be hidden in the dead 
past, and the reader can but ponder as over other problems in 
the world's history which the intelligence of man can but feebly 
grasp in speculation. 

We say that reliable information regarding our ancestor is 
wanting; family tradition, however, almost uniformly assert that he 
came from Wales. One that he came from Yorkshire, England, 
and one, an aged spinster living in the vicinity of Eastham, 
speaks of a " taint of French blood." 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 21 

The utmost that has been gleaned from the various records 
and sources of information relating to historical and genealogical 
matters, as to time of his entry into the New World, is taken 
from James Savage, an authority on New England genealogy, 
who states that " Mr William Twining, Sr., was in Yarmouth 

i6 43 ." 

Other New England writers, who doubtless copy from 
Savage, make substantially the same statement. 

The Yarmouth records imply that he was there at least two 
years earlier, or 1641, the date of his daughter Isabel's marriage. 

It is questionable whether he first landed at Yarmouth. We 
are fain to believe that he first touched shore at Plymouth and 
was among those of her settlers who became dissatisfied with 
their location and sought new homes at, various places along the 
Cape Cod Coast. That he was a man of more than ordinary 
character is shown by the title which prefixes his name in the 
early records, an appellation of honor which was rarely applied 
in those days, as shown by the History of Mass. Bay, which tells 
us that " the first settlers of these Colonies were very careful 
that no title or appellation be given where not due. Not more 
than half a dozen of the principal gentlemen of the Massachu- 
setts Colony took the title of Esq.; and, in a list of one hundred 
freemen, not more than four or five were distinguished by a Mr,, 
although they were generally men of substance. Goodman and 
goodwife were the more common appellations." — See Hutchin- 
sorCs History. 

Additional to this, another historian says, referring to the 
changes at Plymouth and the standing of those who first 
came to Eastham: "The church at Plymouth regretted their 
depar:ure, for they who went out from her were among the 
most respectable of all the inhabitants of Plymouth." 

Tracing his future, chronologically, we find: In 1643 Will- 
iam Twining is included in a " list of those able to bear arms " at 
Yarmouth. The Y. records 1643-5 ran k nim among the militia, 
which consisted of fifty soldiers. In 1645, ne was one °^ ^ ve 



22 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

^oldiers sent out against the Naragansetts. (Ply. Col. Rec, 
Vol. II, page 91). The next heard of him is at *Eastham, 
where Savage says he removed soon after being at Y. 1643. As 
Governor Thomas Prence went to E. 1644, it is more than 
likely William followed soon after 1645. ^ ne ^ rst mention 
found of him at E. is taken from the original book of records 
(Vol. 2) of Eastham, wherein he is put down as constable, June 
5, 1651; however the Ply. Records (Vol. 2, p. 167), say "elected 
Constable Eastham 5 June, 1651, William Twining, yr." It is 
not certain therefore that the Sr. was meant in the former, 
although he was doubtless intended in both entries. 

*Eastham, called Nauset prior to 1651, in its original form, is a township 
of Barnstable County, Mass., having the Atlantic Ocean on the East, 15 
miles long and 2% wide: present length 6 miles. It is almost a continuous 
plain; soil sandy, requiring much labor. Portions of it yield large crops. 
Fresh water ponds and several creeks exist in the township. Excepting a 
tract of oaks and pines about % m ile wide, no wood remains in the Tp- 
Business is agricultural and maritime. Fishing has disappeared entirely 
The public buildings are four school houses, a town hall and Methodist Meet- 
ing house. The old Cong. Church has become extinct, after an existance of 
more than two centuries. Settlement of town began 1644, with 49 souls, 
who soon built a meeting house 20 ft. sq. with thatched roof and forts in 
the side of building, for use in case of attack by the Indians. Around this 
house, near Town Cove, a burial place was laid out, and still enclosed, con- 
taining some grave stones. 

Rev. Jno. Mayo was the first pastor 1646. Wolves were plenty; the 
bounty on four killed in town was paid 1655. In 1663 all horses were ordered 
branded with the letter E., and all persons who stood outside of M. house 
during public services to be set in the stocks. In 1667, every housekeeper 
was required to kill a certain number of blackbirds and crows. In 1684. 
101 legal voters reported and 500 adult Indians within the parochial charge 
1718, Tp. divided into North and South Parish. In 1758, an inhabitant of 
the N. Precinct having avowed himself a Baptist, the parish voted to remit 
his tax for support of the Cong. Ch. In 1765 but four Indians in E. In 
• 1810 a Methodist society was established, shortly before, every inhabitant 
in the Tp. belonged to the Cong. Ch. These selections from the " Annals 
of E.," by Dr. Frederick Freeman are made, as very many of the Twinings, 
who are scattered abroad look back to this "cradle of an honored race,'' as 
the place where they themselves "have drawn the principles and habits 
that have made them prosperous and honored wherever they have gone to 
seek their fortunes in the wide world." For two centuries this township 
was made a place of dwelling by some of the descendants of William 
Twining, but now only a few of the female des, remain, 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 23 

To the Orleans records is due the statement that William, 
m. Annie Doane* 1652, and that she d. Feb. 27, 1680. 

In 1655, he had granted him, or his purchases confirmed, and 
under same date we have " propounded to take up their freedom 
* * * * * * William Twining," by which it is presumed 

the Senior is indicated. 

His death occurred at E. April 15, 1659, and he was probably 

not more than 6$ yrs. old, if we may approximate by contempo- 
raneous and circumstantial evidence. 

That he was a member of the Congregational Church 
seems conclusive, yet no facts at all can be given in proof. 

No data is at hand regarding his first marriage and it is simply 
conjecture whether his wife died before he came to "our shores" 
— probably soon after. Authorities from whom meagre light is 
drawn on the subject, had no certain knowledge of a second mar- 
riage, although Savage does say, " it is not certain that she 
(Ann) was the mother of Wm. Qnd, as she may have been 2d 
wife of Wm. J_St." 

There is no evidence of any children by this 2d marriage and 
nothing definitely known of the full fruits of first m. Certain 
it is he had : 

1. — O William (*Xn€L or Jr.), whom it is asserted was prob- 
ably b. in England and m. Elizabeth Deane. 

2. — Isabel m. Francis Baker, June 17, 1651. Mr. B. came, 
over in the Planter, in 1635, attne a » e °f 2 4» from Gt. St 
Albans, Hertfordshire, Eng. ; went from Ply. to f Yar- 
mouth, about 1642, and with the Twinings to E., but 
returned to Y. where he d. before 1700; will made Mch. 
4, 1693. The Court Rec. tell us he was a Cooper by trade 
and that 1648 he was made surveyor of highways for Y., 

f Annie was probably a sister of Dea. John Doane, b. 1590; came from 
Wales to Piy. 162 1, one of the first founders of Eastham, and assistant of 
Gov. Prence of Ply. 1633. He d. 1685, the head of a numerous and respect- 
able descent, whose genealogy is in preparation by Jno. A. Doane, of 
Atlanta,Ga. 



24 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 



1653, presented by G. J. " for retailing wine contrary to 
order of Court;" 1655, likewise, for abusing a servant. 
In 1657 took oath of fidelity; 1665, fined for breach of 
peace, and 1680 he sues Abraham Hedge for £12, for tar 
barrels. 
* The early records of Yarmouth, to 1671, are lost. 

ISSUE. 

1. Nathaniel, b. Mch. 27, 1642. He and wid. d. 1691. 

2. John, b. Yarmouth. 

3. Samuel, b. May 1, 1648. 

4. Daniel, b. Sept. 2, 1650. 

5. William. 

6. Thomas. 

7. Eliza, m. John Chase. 

8. Hannah, m. Pierce. 



SECOND GENERATION. 

3 William Twining, son of William Sr., was b. 
in early part of seventeenth century, Savage says 
" probably in Eng.," and died in Newtown, Bucks Co., 
Pa., Nov. 4, 1703; m. Elizabeth Deane (dau. of 
^Stephen of Ply., whose wid. m. Josiah Cooke) at E. 
about 1653, possibly several years sooner. She d. in 
N. Pa, Dec, 28, 1708. The court records mention 
him first, June 3, 1652, when he was admitted and 
sworn; 1652 he was one of the Grand Jury or 
Enquest; 1667-8 on same, to examine as to a child 
found dead in the woods, etc.; June 5, 167 1, sworn 
as one of the Grand Enquest. 

He was a deacon at the Eastham Church, as early 
as 1677. Freeman nor Piatt, in their histories of Cape 
Cod, do not mention this fact, however, the old clerk 
says, under date Feb. 26, 1677, " Deacon Twining 
and dea. Freeman," " to take and keep a clear account 
of Mr, Treat's maintenance given him by the town," 
" Dea, T, and dea, F, to take care about underpin- 
in^ the house that Mr, Treat now lives in, to see 
that it is sufficiently done, etc. Again he is alluded 
to as "deacon Twining 1 ' as late as 1681, From old 
records of E.: — 

"May 5, 1693, Granted to Joseph Young, a 

*" Stephen Deane of P., one of the first comers, in the Fortune, 1621, built 
the first corn mill in N. E. 1632; m. about 1627, Elizabeth, dau. of wid. 
Rir<g: had Eliz., Miriam and Susanna, and d. Sept. 1634. His wid. m. 
Josiah Cooke and d. 1687 " " Andrew Ring of P. (whose wid. mother 
made her will there in 1633), came probably about 1629: was freeman 1646. 
His sister Elizabeth who m. Stephen Deane, was older than Andrew, 
whether the father came or died in England is not certain." 



26 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

parcel of land at " Poche,f Capt, Sparrow and Will- 
iam Twining, Sr., to set it out." He was a pro- 
prietor of land at " Easton Harbor," and had inter- 
est in Drift Whales at the end of the Cape. 

In 1695, he and his son /^ William were enumerated among 
the legal voters of E. Near the latter date, his religious views 
seem to have underwent a radical change. He has evidently 
became convinced of Friends' principles and now contemplates 
•(•removal to the newly settled Province of Penn,, where the 
tenets of Quakerism were maintained in their purity, and freed 
from the intolerance of New England theology. The records 
testify that there were Quakers in Eastham, but it cannot be 
found that they held Monthly Meetings in the town. They 
doubtless belonged to the Sandwich Society ^hich was organized 
very early. Although this Society makes no mention of Wil- 
liam's name upon its minutes, it is most probable he became, as 
also his wife and son Stephen and his family, identified with 
said Society prior to removal. 

1695 is the year in which he bids adieu to the land of the 
Pilgrims. It marks an important epoch in the family history. 
Hitherto the name appears to have borne honor to the Cong. 
Church alone. Up to this date, a period of near six decades, the 
family was confined on the historical Cape Cod; but now the 
house is about equally divided, religiously and geographically, and 
henceforth it is Quaker and Cong, blood flowing in parallel lines 
from generation to generation. 

•J- " Poche " or 'Pochet,' is the Indian name of that portion of old E., now 
known as East Orleans. It is a very large territory, almost entirely sur- 
rounded by salt water. It is now known to some extent as Pochet. It was 
a famous resort of the red man, and was very early settled by the whites, on 
account of the good soil. The old cemetery is just orr the border of the 
locality. The Twinings settled on the Neck. To ' to set out ' land — a term 
used by our early English settlers — meant laying out a parcel." 

t From about 1670 to T700 there was a large emigration from different 
parts of New England to East Jersey, and later to Penna., especially with 
Quakers, and some other " Heretics," — on account of the persecution. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 27 

"Deacon Twining," now having donned the Quaker garb, 
speaks the Quaker tongue, becomes the unretaliative friend of 
the Indian, whom he seeks to elevate. He is in fact a believer 
and exponent of all that is comprehended in the teachings of 
Penn, Fox and Barclay. Upon those of his descendants from 
this new home in the wilderness of Penn., on the banks of the 
Delaware River, were stamped those newly acquired principles 
which time nor space have failed to efface. 

Owing to inadvertancy, Freeman is led to say that two of 
William O d daughters were the children of William I st and 
his wife Anne, namely: Eliza and Anne. 

This is correctly shown in the subjoined will. 

"I, William Twining, of Newtown, in the county of Bucks, and the prov- 
ince of Pennsylvania, having taken into consideration the frailty of this 
temporal life, being in health of body & of sound and perfect mind and 
memory, praise be therefore given to Almighty God, do make & ordain 
this my present last will & testament, in manner and form following (that is 
to say) : 

First & principally I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty 
God, & my body I commit to the Earth, to be descently buried at the discre- 
tion of my executors hereafter named, and as touching the disposition of all 
such temporal estate, as it hath pleased Almighty God, to bestow upon me, 
I give & dispose thereof as followeth: 

First, I will that my debts and funeral charges shall be paid and dis- 
charged. 

Item. I give unto William, son of Stephen Twining (My Grandchild) 
ye sum of twenty Pounds, to be paid to him when he shall come to twentv- 
one years of age, if my wife be dead before he comes to that age, but if she 
be living I leave it with her, for her use so long as she liveth, and then to be 
paid at her decease to Said Wm. Twining. 

Item. I give unto my son Stephen Twining, my daughter Johanna, 
my daughter Mahitable, and the two daughters of my daughter Anna Bills 
(to wit) Anna Bills & Elizabeth Bills, as ye residue of my estate which I 
have in Penna, after my wife's decease (that is) my mind is, that Anna 
Bills & Elizabeth Bills, have both but an equal share with my son Stephen 
& the rest of his sisters. 

Item. I give unto my son William Twining (after my wifes decease) 
all the lands, or the residue that I have lying within the Township of East- 
ham, and County of Barnstable, in New England, so far as ye * Bound 
Brook, lying on the South side of the Brook called Bound Brook, 

Item. I give unto my daughter Elizabeth Rogers (after my wifes de- 
*Bound Brook is a little stream, called by the Indians Sapokonish, in Eastham. 



%8 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

cease) all my estate, right, title and interest to the Drift-Fish at Panathf, 
with all my lands and privileges at Easton Harbor, so far as the purchased 
lines goes during her life, and after her decease, to fall to her youngest son 
then living by John Rogers. 

All the rest and residue of my estate, real and personal, goods and chat- 
tels, whatsoever, I, do give and bequeath unto my loving wife, my execu- 
trix, equally joint with my sons Stephen Twining and William Twining — 
all equally joynt-executors full and sole to this my last will and testament 
And I do hereby revoke and disanulle & make void all other or former 
wills and testaments by me heretofore made. 

In witness whereof I ye said William Twining to this my last will and 
testament have hei-eunto set my hand and seal ye 26th day of ye fourth 
month in the year 1697. 

William Twining. 

Signed and delivered in ye 
presence of 

Ann X Scaife 
Jonathan Scaife. 

Then personally appeared Twining and Stephen Twining 

(William Twining the other executor being beyond the sea) and proved the 
above will, in due form of law, and probate was to them granted under the 
seal of the office for probate of Wills, &c. John Evans. 

To the honorable John Evans, Esq., Lieutenent Govenor of Penna and 

the territories annexed, or to his lawful ordinary for the probate of 

wills. 

Whereas there is a will of William Twining, of Newtown, in our county 
of Bucks, which said will the executors witnesses being somewhat difficult 
to be got to Philadelphia through age and other infirmities, they desired me 
to attest & examine the said witnesses which accordingly I did (viz) the 
witnesses being legally attested and examined before me, did evidence that 
they did see and hear the said Wm. Twining seal and acknowledge & 
declare this said will bearing date the 26th 4 mo 1697 to be his last will and 
testament. 

the 6th of 2d mo. called April 1705. 

Joseph Kirkbride, Justice." 

The above will was found in the Philadelphia Register's 
office, in the Autumn of 18S5, where it had evidently lain 180 
years, untouched by the hand of a descendant. 

fThe word "Panath" in will is wrongly given. It should be "Pamet" or "Paomet." 
Indian name for Truro, Mass. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 29 

ISSUE. 

i. — Eliza, m. Aug. 19, 1669; Jno. Rogers, son of Lieut. Joseph 
of Eastham. Issue: 
1 — Samuel, b Nov. 1, 1671 ; d inf. 
2— John, b Nov. 4, 1672; m Priscilla Hamblin, 1696. 
3 — Judah, b Nov. 23, 1677. 
4 — Joseph, b Feb. 22, 1679. 

5 — Eliza, b 16S2. 

6 — Eleazer, b May 19, 16 — 

7— Mehit, b 16S7. 

8 — Hannah, b 1689. 

9 — Nathaniel, b Oct 3, 1693. 

2. — Anne, m Oct. 3, 1672, Thomas Bills; d Sept. 1, 1675, leav- 
ing two children: Annie, b 1673, and Eliz., b 1675. 

3. — Susanna, b Feb. 25, 1654 (Orleans Rec); d young. 

4. — Joanna, or Johanna, b May 30, 1657; m Thomas Bills, 
husband of Anne, March 2, 1676, and had six children. 
Left E. and went to Yarmouth, and probably from there 
to Pennsylvania. 

5- — Mahitable, supposed to have married Daniel Doane of 
Eastham, who moved to Bucks county, Pa., 1696, with 
recommendations from the Sandwich Society of Friends. 
[See Doan Genealogy of Bucks county, Pa.] 

6. — 3 Stephen, b Feb. 6, 1659; m Abigail Young. 

7. — 4 William, Orleans Records say he was born Feb. 28, 
1654; m Ruth Cole. 



THIRD GENERATION. 

O Stephen Twining, son of 2 William, b. East- 
*"* ham, Feb. 6, 1659; d. Feb. 18, 1720, Newtown, 
Pa.; m. Abigail (daughter of John and Abigail Young 
of E., m. in Ply 12-13, 1 ^^^ and had 11 chil.) Jan. 
13, 1682-3; d. April 9, 1715, N, 

Came to Newtown Tp , Bucks Co., Pa., with his 
family and his father and mother, 1695, Owned 800 
acres of land in Bucks Co., besides considerable prop- 
erty in Eastham. Was appointed Overseer and Elder 
in Society of Friends, 3 mo. 7-1 7 13, and 2- 12-17 15, 
respectively. The Mo. M't'g Records show him to 
have been an active and leading member of the Society, 
his name appearing very frequently on the meeting 
minutes. 

The following was entered on the Book of Records belong- 
ing to Wrightstown M. M't'g, n mo. 3-1776, by Joseph Chap- 
man, Clerk: 

"Stephen Twining(son of Stephen) b. 30th, 12 mo. 1684. 
Eleazer " " b. 26th, 11 " 1686. 

Nathaniel " " b. 27th, 3 " [6S9. 

Mercy " dau. " b. 8th, 9 " 1690. 

John " " b. 5th, 3 " 1693." 

" The above is a true copy taken out of the Book of Records in East- 
ham in the County of Barnstable, in the Province of Mass. Bay, in New 
England, May 31, 1715, by 

John Paine, 

Town Clerk." 

Davis' Hist, of Bucks Co., Pa., has the following in regard 
to Stephen Twining: 

"The five hundred acres of Thos. Rowland, extending from Newtown 
Creek to Neshamony, including the ground the Presby. Church stands 
upon, was owned by Henry Baker in 1691, who conveyed 248 acres 
to Job Bunting in June, 1692, and in Oct., 1697, to Stephen Wilson. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 31 

1695 Bunting conveyed his acres to Stephen Twining, and in 12 mo 
17-1698, Wilson did the same, and Twining now owned the whole tract.'' 
In 1703 Stephen owned 690 acres in Newtown. The land on the East of 
N. was conveyed by S. to his son Eleazer. It is now all gone out of the 
name and has a large fine residence on the spot where Stephen sat down 
in his humble log cabin on his first landing on the shores of Penn. In 
1707 Stephen again purchased another tract of land, 300 acres, of John 
Ward, in the Western part of N. Tp. adjoining Wrightstown, which he 
left his sons Stephen and John, a part of which is still in the name of 
Aaron Twining, great grandson of 7 John. The Monthly Meetings Rec. 
tell us that Stephen and Wm. Twining's names were added to a Testimony 
against selling rum or strong drink to the Indians, dated 4 mo., 3rd, 1699. 
The same records also show that Friends held meetings at William's house 
in N., and after his death they were held at Stephen's. 

Will- A true copy. 

I, Stephen Twining of Newtowne, in the county of Bucks, in the 
province of pensilvania, being indisposed of body but of sound disposeing 
minde and memory, praised be god for the same, and calling to minde the 
uncertainty of this life, I do make and ordaine this my present last will and 
testament in manner and forme as following (viz ): 

First, my will and minde is that all my just debts and funarall charges 
be paid and discharged. 

Item. I g've and bequeath unto my sone, John Twining, the moiety 
or one-half of a tract of land laving in Newtowne aforesd, purchased from 
John Ward, the Southwest side thereof adjoining unto land that was for- 
merly Michael Hughs; with all the privileges and appurttenances their 
unto belonging. To holde to him, his heirs and assigns forever. The 
other half of the said tract being before conveyed to my sone Stephen 
twining, and also I give unto said sone John Twining all my *lands or tene- 
ments left to me in the government of New England with the appurtanances 
to him, his heirs and assigns forever. 

Item. Whereas, I have already conveyed one hundred and fifty acres, 
part of the tract of land in Newtowne aforesaid whereon I now Dwell unto 
my son Eleazer Twining, I do give and bequeath unto my sone Nathaniel 
Twining two hundred and fifty acres of the tract of land I now live upon, 
he to have the Northeast part adjoining William Buckman's land and to 
extend southward downe Newtowne Creek until it come to fifteen pole or 
pearch on the norf hside of the house wherein Joseph Lupton did formerly 
live, and thence such a course or courses as will make two hundred and 
thirty acres. I give unto the sd Nathaniel out of my low lands and mead- 
ows laying by Neshambany Creek, which is now improved (comonly called 
the Lower Meadows), with all the buildings, orchard and improvements, to 
hold the same premises with the appurtanances to him and his heirs and 
assignes forever. 

Item. I give unto my two sons, Stephen Twining and John Twining, 

♦The lands and tenements referred to were bequests of Josiah Cooke's will made 
1673 and on record at Plymouth, Mass. He was the stepfather of J5 Wm's wife Elizabeth, 
and remembered in his will both of her sons, 3 Stephen and 4 William. 

3 



32 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

one hundred acres of land out of the remaining part of the tract of land 
which I now live upon to be equally divided between them, to hold to them, 
ther heirs and assigns forever. 

Item. I give unto my Daughter, Rachell Twining, one feather bed 
with cloathes and curtains and furniture and one larg bible. 

Item. I give unto my two Daughters, Mercy Lupton and Rachell 
Twining, each of them Thirty Pounds current Lawful money of province 
of pensilvania, to be payed by my executors hereafter to be mentioned out 
of my personal estate. 

Item. All the rest and resedew of my parsonal estate, goods, chattels, 
Rights and credits whatsover I give and bequeath unto my three sons, 
Stephen Twining, Nathaniel Twining and John Twining, to be enjoyed by 
them, their heirs and assigns forever, to be equally divided amongst them. 

And lastly, I do hereby constitute, nominate and appoynt my two sons, 
Stephen Twining and Nathaniel Twining joynt executors of this my last 
will and testament. And I do hereby Revoke, disannull and make void 
all former wills and testaments by me heretofore made. 

In witness whereof, I, the said Stephen Twining, to this my last will 
and testament above and within written haing sett my hand and seale the 
Twentyeth Day of the Twelveth month Anno Domini One Thousand 
Seven hundred and nineteen (or twenty). 

Stephen Twining. 

ISSUE. 

i. — 5 Stephen, b. Dec. 30, 1684; m. Margaret Mitchell. 

2. — Eleazer, b. Nov. 26, 16S6,; d. Dec. 17, 1716 N.; m. Jane 

Naylor, dau. of Jno. of Southampton, Oct. 26, 1716, wid. 

m. Feb. 4, 1725, Ben Scott of Abington, Pa, 
3. — 6 Nathaniel, b. Mch. 27, 1689; m. Joan Penquite. 
4. — Mercy, b. Sept. 8, 1690; m. Joseph Lupton July 10, 1713. 

Issue : 

1. William, b. Jan. 4, 1714. 

2. Sarah, b. June 22, 1716. 

3. Joseph, b. Jan. 5, 1718. 

4. Elizabeth, b. Feb. 30, 1722. 
After Mercy d. Joseph m. Ma'ry Pickens (wid) July 1730. 

5. — 7 John, b. Mch. 5, 1692-3; m. Elizabeth Kirk. 
6. — Rachel, m. John Penquite Jr. (2nd wife)- 1 721 who d. June 
28, 1750; she d. Dec. 28, 1779. and was probably born on 
the eve of her father's coming to Penn. 



|> probably d. young. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 33 

ISSUE: 

i. Jane, b. Sept. 25, 1728; m. Wm. Chapman 1745. 

2. Abigail, b. Jan. 1, 1726. 

3. Mercy, b. June 19, 1730; m. Ralph Smith, who 

after his wife's death moved with his children to 
New Garden, North Carolina. 

4. Sarah, b. Jan. 10, 1732; m. Wm. Linton 1766. 
7. — Joseph, b. Mch. 18, 1696; d. Sept. 12, 17 19. 

8.— David, b. ; d. July 23, 1 7 1 1 . 

9.— William, d. Sept. 9, 1716. 



4 William Twining, son of 2 William. Orleans 

Records say he was b. " Feb. 28, 1654," but probably 
not until about 1662; d. Eastham, Jan, 23, 1734; m. 
Ruth Cole, dau. of * John, Mch, 26, 1689, b. 1668. 

Very little is known of this steadfast Puritan. His reasons 
for remaining on the Cape, when his parents, brother Stephen 
and probably two sisters had gone to Penn., may evidently be 
found in his unwillingness to compromise the ancestral religion; 
and he may have been content with that " barren waste" which 
had produced so many noble men and women, who had truly 
blessed the world for having lived. Whatever his motives were 
for not leaving, it remains to his credit that he was a man who 
transmitted to his descendants those qualities which has made 
their name an honor wherever they have gone. Not a few of 
them have filled professions of distinction and the cause of 
Christianity has been greatly blessed by their devotions. So far 
as character or intelligence is considered, the reader will deter- 
mine for himself, as fancy may suggest, while climbing the 
" genealogical tree," marks of superiority existing between the 
two great branches. It is certain that the Penn family has 

*John Cole, was son of Daniel one of the first settlers of Eastham, who 
d. Dec. 21, 1694, had eight children. 



34 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

largely outran the New England branch in point of numbers. 
The will of his father gives him all the lands or residue lying 
within the township of Eastham, lying on the south side of 
Bound Brook and makes him joint executor of said will. At 
the time the will was probated William is said to have been 
" beyond the sea." Just what this means is not clear, possibly 
he may have visited England. His will was made April 13, 
1725, and proved Feb. 11, 1734-5. 

ISSUE: 
1. — Eliza, b. Aug. 25, 1690. 
2. — Thankful, b. Jan. 11, 1697. 
3. — Ruth, b. Aug. 27, 1699. 
4.— Hannah, b. April 2, 1702. 

5. — 8 William, b. Sept. 2, 170^; m. Alphia Lewis. 
6. — 9 Barnabas, b. Sept. 29, 1705; m. Hannah Sweet. 
7. — Mercy, b. Feb. 20, 170S. 



FOURTH GENERATION. 

O Stephen Twining, son of 3 Stephen, b. E. 

Dec. 30, 1684; d. June 28, 1772, Newtown, Pa.; m. 

Oct. 1709, Margaret Mitchell; d. July 9, 1784, in the 

99th year of her age. Farmer: will made May 8, 

1771 ; her will 1779. 

ISSUE : 
All born and lived in Bucks Co. Pa. 

1. William, d. July 15, 1711. 

2. Elizabeth, b. April 30, 171 2; m. Isaac Kirk, Mch. 

11, 1730. 
Issue : 

1. Mary, b. Sept. 1, 1730; d. Sept. 9, 1735. 

2. Isaac, b. Aug. 15, 1733. 

3. Joseph, (?) m. Patience Doan 1760. 

3. — Abigail, b. Dec. 24, 1714; tn. Samuel Hillborn and d. be- 
fore her father, leaving a large family. 
4. — 10 Stephen, b. Feb. 20, 17 19; m. Sarah Jansey. 
5. — Mary, m. John Chapman Oct. 8, 1739. 
6. — William, b. April 7, 1722 and d. young. 
7. — Margaret m. Thomas Hamilton and had a large family. 

fj Nathaniel Twining, son of 3 Stephen, b. E. 
Mch. 27, 1689; d. Newtown Tp. Bucks Co. Pa., about 
1742, farmer; m. first Joan, dau. of John and Agnes 
Penquite, Oct. 22, 1719, b. Jan. 18, 1696, d. July 27, 
1720; m. secondly, Sarah Kirk, July 23, 1723, (dau. 
of John Kirk, who came from Darbyshire England, 
and settled in Darby, Delaware Co., Pa., 1687, and m. 
Joan Elliott Jan. 14, 1688, of Kingsessing, at Darby, 
M. M. and had 10 chil.) 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 

We very much regret having so little regarding our ances- 
tor in direct line. The omission of his death, in the M. M. 
Records, conveys the idea that he had been previously disowned. 
By his father's will, he was liberally remembered. A power of 
attorney, signed by him May 6th, 1742, in which his " loving 
brother, (7) John Twining of Newtown Tp," is made sole ex- 
ecutor of his business, etc., is yet in a good state of preservation, 
in possession of the compiler. It is a nicely executed document 
in which the name of Nathaniel Twining is signed in a bold 

but legible hand. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Isaac, b. May 25, 1724; d. young. 

2. — 11 Samuel, b. Jan. 24, 1726; m. Mary Jenks. 

3. — 12 Benjamin, b. June 3, 1728; m. 

4. — Nathaniel, Jr., b. Jan. 25, 1730; disowned by Friends 1758. 

No trace of Nathaniel, Jr., can be found at all; he probably 

died without issue. 

g John Twining, son of 3 Stephen, b. Mch. 5, 

1692-3, E, ; d. Newtown, Pa., Aug, 21, 1775; 

m, Elizabeth Kirk, Nov, 1718, sister of his brother 

Q Nathaniel's wife. She was b, Mch, 9, 1696; d. 

Nov. 8, 1774, N. Farmer; member Society Friends; 

Will made Mch, 31, 1773, His descendants are more 

numerous than any of his cotemporaries. 

ISSUE: 

1. — 13 John, b. Aug. 20, 1719; m. Sarah Daws. 

2. — Joseph, b. Jan. n, 1720; d. Dec. 28, 1733, Newtown, Pa. 

3. — David, b. June 17, 1722; d. Dec. 2, 1791 (?); m. Eliz. Lewis 
about 1762. Was a prominent man in society and busi- 
ness; served two terms in the Penn. legislature; raised 
Edward Hicks, a prominent Quaker preacher. Will 
made Oct. 25, 1691. Issue: 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 37 

1. Elizabeth, m. William Hopkins of Phila. (lawyer), who 

d. July 12, 1S03, and had one child, who m. Richard 
Loines of New York City. 

2. Beulah, b. 1770; m. Dr. Torbert, from whom she was 

divorced. 

3. Sarah, m. Thomas Hutchinson and had David, Thomas 

and Eliz. 

4. Mary, m. Jessie Leedom, May 23, 1788, who d. March 

21, 1845. 

4. — 14 Eleazer, b. June 8, 1724; m. Mary 

5. — William, b. May 25. 1726; d. Sept. 13, 1814, Bucks County; 
single. 

6. — Thomas, b. June 28, 1728; d. Jan. 5, 1733. 

7. — 15 Jacob, b. Oct. 25, 1730; m. Sarah Miller. 

8. — Rachel, b. Nov. 11, 1732; d. Dec. 22, 1733. 

9. — 16 Stephen, b. April 5, 1734; m. Mary Wilkinson. 



§ William Twining, son of 4. William; b. East- 
ham, Sept, 2, 1704; d. ^Orleans, Nov. 17, 1769; 
m, Apphia Lewis, Feb. 21, 1728. Will made Mch. 
19, 1769; proved Dec, 12, same year. In it he men- 
tions his wife Apphia; sons, Thomas and Elijah, and 
grand daughter Apphia Rogers, Wid, was member 
of Orleans Church (Cong,) before 1773, It is said 
by one of his des, that he was a lawyer in O,, but 
of this we have no proof, 



* Orleans was set off from Eastham in 1797. Since that date South 
Eastham has been known as Orleans, some portions of which is the oldest 
part of Old Eastham. 



38 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

ISSUE: 



-f Abigail, b. Dec. 2S, 1730. 
— 17 Thomas, b. July 5, 1733; m. Alice Mayo. 
— Ruth, b. Dec. 30, 1736. 
— William, b. March 16, 1739; d. 1759. 
— 18 Elijah, b. Nov. 4, 1741 ; m. Loise Rogers. 
— Eleazer, b. about 1746; d. 1762, aged 16 years. 



9 



Barnabas Twining, son of 4 William, b. 
Sept. 29, 1705, Eastham; d. " March 5, 1766, aged 60 
years," says his tombstone at Orleans; m. Hannah 
Sweet, June 11, 1731; Admn. of estate granted April 
16, 1766, at which time mention in will is made of wife 
Hannah; sons, Jonathan, Barnabas, Prince and Timothy 
and daughter Hannah Widow evidently died at East- 
ham, 1793, and was member of § Orleans Church 

before 1773. 

ISSUE: 
1. — 19 Jonathan, b. March 26, 1732; m. Tabitha Higgins. 
2. — 20 Barnabas, b. July 7, 1737; m. Abigail Nickerson. 
3. — John, b. Dec. 9, 1739; probably d. young. 
4. — Stephen, b. March 19, 1742; d. young. 
5. — 21 Prince, b.July 23, 17445111. Hannah Rogers. 
6. — Hannah, no record. 
7.— Timothy, d. 1777 (?). 

| One of the daughters of 8 William Twining, m. a son of Cripp 
Rogers, of Eastham. A dau., Apphia, b. about 1 751 , m. Dec. 24, 1772 
Ebenezer Harding of E , who moved to Tolland 1783; d. Feb. 14, 1832^ 
Orlow E. Harding, a son, was b. 1807; res. Tolland, Mass. 

§ Orleans Church Records, 1774, mention Bat/isheba T-wining, unm., 
as being member of the church. To which of the families she belonged is 
not known ; possibly she is entered by another name. 



FIFTH GENERATION. 

XO Stephen Twining, son of 5 Stephen, b. Feb 

20, 1 7 19, Bucks Co., Pa.; d. Sept, 3, 1777, B. 

In 1 76 1, Aug. 14, he bought a farm of 118 acres ot 

Jno. Kerboah, in Springfield, Pa., for £ 601, where he 

probably for a time lived; m. Sarah Jansey (wid, with 

two chil,) 1773, The wid. whose maiden name was 

Worth, m, James Bunson, 1782, son of Joseph of 

Springfield, 

ISSUE: 

1. — Mary, b. 1774; m. Abraham Wilkenson, March u, i7o5.(?) 
2. — 22 Stephen, b. 1776; m. Elizabeth Baldwin. 

IX Samuel Twining, son of g Nathaniel; b. 
Jan, 24, 1726, Newtown, Pa,, on the large and produc- 
tive farm now (1885) owned by Joseph Klette, just 
outside of the Borough limits. The farm north and 
adjoining was owned by his brother, '|_2 Benjaman. 
m, *Mary Jenks, daughter of Thomas and Mercy 
(Wildman) Oct. 26, 1752, She wasb, April 20,1733; 
d. 1803, The Middletown M, M. Records has the fol- 
lowing relating to their marriage: 



40 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

"At M. Mo M't'g 14th of omo 1752 Samuel Twining & Mary Jenks, 
declared their intentions of marriage for the 'first time' & at the M't'g held 
the 5th of iomo, they appeared the '2d time', signifying their intentions of 
m. with each other, & the said Samuel having produced a certificate from 
Wrightstown Mo. M't'g, to the satisfaction of Friends, they are left at lib- 
erty to consumate their said intentions when they see convenient." 

The Comm. appt'd for the purpose reported to the meeting of n mo 

2d 1752 that the marriage was "decently accomplished., on 26 day of last 

mo." 

For some trivial offense he was disowned from among- Friends July 8, 1766, and there- 
fore the date of his death is not mentioned in the above named records. 

ISSUE: 

1.— 32 Thomas, b. Aug, 20, 1753; m. Sarah Crook. 

2. — Samuel, b. Nov. 16, 1754. Testified against May 2, 1776, 
for serving with the militia; was a smart man for busi- 
ness, but had spells of being insane; killed by falling 
from an upper story in a flouring mill; unmarried. 

g. — Isaac, b. Oct. 13, 1756, and probably d. young. 

a— Nathaniel, disowned Dec. 6, 1792, for going into the army; 
d. unmarried. 

*c — Sarah, b. May 21, 1758; m. Isaac Van Horn; disowned 
Jan. 5, 1792; supposed without issue. She may have 
been his second wife. (See 55 Jacob Twining.) 

6. — Mercy, in. Dec. 20, 1802. by Isaac Hicks, Edward Brad- 
field; children: Mary and Ann. 

7. — Mary, m. Stephen Field, May 12, 1792. 
Issue: Elizabeth, Mary and Mercy. 

8. — Ann, d. unm. 

9. Elizabeth, m. Moses Winner; disowned Jan. 5, 1792. 

Issue, several children whose names are not given. 

1Q . — Joseph, b. July 31, 1764; d. July 10, 181 1; buried Middle- 
town, Pa. 

n._24 John, b. Jan. 1, 1761, as given in his Bible, but the M. 
M. Records say Dec. 31, 1759; m. Becca Bennet. 

*The Jenks family in Am. date back to 1700, in the person of Thomas (son of Rev. 
Ben. Jenks of Eng.), who d. while preparing to emigrate to Am. with bis wife Susan and 
son Thomas, Jr. Thos., Jr., b. i2mo 1699 o. s. ; m. Mercy Wildman, dau. of Jno. and 
Martha, of MiddletOAvn, Bucks Co., Pa., 1731, who died 1787; he d. 1797, interred in M. 
Issue: 1 — Mary who m. Samuel Twining; 2.— John; 3. — Thomas, Penn. member of the 
Constitutional Con. and Senator, d. 1799; m. Rebecca Richardson 1762; 4.— Joseph; 5.— 
Elizabeth - 6. — Ann. They were members of Friends in good standing, and with the 
Twinings were among the first people of Bucks Co. of their day. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 41 



12 



Benjamin Twining, son of Q Nathaniel, 
b. June 3, 1728, Wrightstown; cL evidently in Warren 
county, N.J, Very little has been gleaned respecting 
Benj, The M, M, records show that he was disowned 
from among Friends 1758, Sold his farm of 53 acres 
near N,, 1757, to John Harris, merchant. His house 
was the headquarters of Gen. Washington whilst in 
Newtown, immediately after the battle of Trenton in 
Dec, 1776. Was a tailor by trade. It has not been 
learned to whom he m, or the date thereof. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Elizabeth, lived in Chester county, Pa. 

2. — Mary, lived in Bucks county, Pa. 

3. — Hester lived in Oxford tp., Warren county, Pa. 

4. — 25 Daniel, b. about 1776; m. Hannah Snyder. 



X O John Twining, son of ^ J onn » b, Aug, 20, 
1719; d. 1792-3, Bucks county, Pa,; m. Sarah Daws, 
J ur y 3? T 7435 d. 1806, His will made May 21, 1791; 
her will made April 2, 1805. 

ISSUE: 

1. — 26 Joseph, b. Oct. 14, 174S; m. Mary Lee. 

2. — Rachel, b. Aug. 15, 1751; d. Dec. 28, 1777; m. April 4 

1770, Timothy Balderston, who d. May 14,1827, aged 81 

Issue: John, David, Mary, Lydia, Timothy and Isaiah 

all of Bucks county. 
3. — Elizabeth, who m. Joseph Briggs, of Bucks county; she 

had five children and d. 1816. 
4. — Mary, who m. a Tomlinson. 



42 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

X 4 Eleazer Twining, son of 7' J onn > b. June 8, 

1724; d. about 1 801; m. Mary , who d. April 17, 

1790; all of Bucks county; will made July 8, 1798, 

Friends. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Malhon, b. March 25, 1 76 1 ; d. Dec. 6, 17S6. 

2. — Hannah, b. Dec. 21, 1762; d. June 23, 1S15; m. Robert 
McDowell, who d. Nov. 30, 1S3S, Bucks. Issue: 
1 William, 2 Mary, 3 Ann, and 4 Eleazer T., who was a 
a distinguished lawyer of Bucks county ; he was received 
to Friends Feb. 4, 1800. 

3. — 27 Silas, b. Feb. 13, 1765; m. Eliz. Welding. 

4. — Ann, b. Feb. 21, 1767; m. 56 John Twining; d. Dec. 5, 1815. 

5. — 28 David, b. May 10, 1769; m. Martha Tucker. 

6. — Eleazer, b. Nov. 13, 1771 ; d. Dec. 21, 1789. 

7. — Mary, b. Feb. 20, 1774. 

X O Jacob Twining, son of "7 J onn > b, Oct, 25, 
1730; d, Oct, 6, 1804, Wrightstown; m, Sarah, (dau. 
of Henry and Susanna Miller, of Vir, He came from 
Saxony about 1750; educated for the ministry; she was 
born at Tolock, on the Rhine,) June 5, 1781; b. Sept, 
16, 1757; d, Jan. 10, 1845, Bucks county; Friends; 
will made Sept, 11, 1604. 

ISSUE. 
1. — Elizabeth, b. Mar. 21, 17S2; d. May 23, 1S49, N.; single. 
2. — 29 John, b. Aug. n, 1783; m. Sarah Harding. 
3.— Sarah, b. Nov. 5, 1784; d. Oct. 8, 1875, N.; single. 
4. — 30 Jacob, b. June 30, 17S6; m. Priscilla Buckman. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 43 

5.— Mahlon, b. Nov. 20, 1787; d. Oct. 11, 1789. 

6. — Susanna, b. Jan. 22, 17S9; d. April, 16, 1882, W.; single. 

"A devoted Friend, a remarkable woman." 
7. — 31 David, b. Feb. 5, 1791; m. Hannah Taylor. 
8.— William, b. Feb. 12, 1794; d. Mch. 31, 1794. 
9. — Rachel, b. March 4, 1796; d. July 10, 18S0; single, res. W. 
10.— Hannah, d. inf. 

11.— Henry Miller, b. Oct. 17, 1799; d. May 2, 1875, Phila.; 

buried at W.; tn. Anna M. Gilland of Pittsburgh, Mar. 

13, 185 1 ; d. Dec. 28, 1886; no issue. 

He was a prominent lawyer, teacher, writer, and traveler in 

Eastern Countries. Extracts from a tribute to his memory by 

E. P.Jones, a prominent lawyer of Pittsburgh, Penn. 

"Although he was not a native of Pittsburgh, still he has spent the 
greater portion of his useful life amongst us, and very many of his former 
pupils, who are to be found among the most accomplished and fashionable 
ladies of this community, will be pained to hear of his demise. He was a 
fine scholar, a gentleman, and an honest man, the noblest work of God 
He was an accurate writer of fine cultivated classical taste, as has been fully 
demonstrated by his many literary productions that have been published 
during the last twenty-five years. 

He was a finished teacher, thorough in all he taught. He was principal 
for a number of years of one of the best female Academy s we ever had in 
the city, and although he was most strictly thorough with all his scholars 
they all loved, honored, and esteemed him * * * * * 

He was raised a Quaker, but died a member of the Episcopal Church 
He died as he had lived, beloved by all who knew him." 

"Leaves have their time to fall 
And flowers to wither at the North- wind's breath, 
And Stars to set — but all, Thou hast all seasons 
For thine own, O Death ! " 



44 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

X O Stephen Twining, son of ^ John, b. Apr. 5, 
1734; d, Feb. 5, 1810, Bucks; m. Mary, dau. of Jno, 
Wilkinson, Esq , Apr, i», 1765; farmer and Friend, 

ISSUE: 
1. — John, b. Aug. 20, 1767; d. young. 
2. — Elias. b. Mar. 26, 1769, Bucks; d. Aug. 20, 1832; m. Mary 

Stokes, Apr. 16, 1694; ^. Sept. 27, 1809, aged 37 years. 

W., farmer; Friend. Issue: 

1. Ann, b. Nov. 28, 1.795; m « Malichi, son of 55 Jacob Twin- 
ing. (See again.) 

2. Sarah, b. Dec. 24, 1796. 

3. — Rachel, b. Aug. 25, 1771; m. David Watson. Their daugh- 
ter Mary was the mother of Prof. Ed. H. Magill, Pres. 
of Swarthmore Coll., Pa. 

4. — Thamer, b. Feb. 10, 1774; m. David Palmer, Nov. 15, 1797, 
W.; d. Feb. 21, 180S. Issue: 

1. Ann, b. Sept. 25, 1798; d. April 17, 1870; single. 

2. Mary, b. Apr. 12, 1800; m. J@seph Rich, Bucks Co. 

3. Mark, b. Jan- 18, 1802; d. Dec. 17, 1873. 

4. David, b. Jan. 10, 1804; d. Ian. 2, 1873. 

5. Tracy, b. Feb. 1, 1806; d. Nov. 26, 1865. 

5. — 32 Jacob, b. Jan. 28, 1776; m. Margery Croasdale. 

6. — Mercy, b. July 19, 1778; d. minority. 

7. — Elizabeth, b. Oct. 23, i7So; d. minority. 

8. — Mary, b. Jan. 10, 1783; d. Sept. 17, 1803. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 45 

X7 Thomas Twining, son of 8 William, b. 
E.,July 5, 1753; d. April 23, 1816, Tolland, Mass,; m- 
first, Alice Mayo 1755; d. soon after; m. secondly, 
Anna Cole (Doane), Oct. 24, 1765; d. Oct. 12, 1828, 
aged 87 years He was a corporal in Cap't. Sam. 
Knowle's company in 1758, in the war between France 
and the Provinces. Was a member of Orleans (So. 
Church) Cong. Ch. before 1773. Was a carpenter 
by occupation, as is evident from a contract extant, for 
building a house for his cousin, 2 1 Prince Twining of E. ? 
dated April 22, 1772. He also built the residence now 
owned by Homer P. Twining, of New Boston, Mass. • 

In 1783 he conveyed his house and lands in Orleans 
to Simeon Higgins, and with his brother, 18 Elijah, 
settled in Granville (1810 Tolland), Mass., where they 
purchased an extensive tract of land upon which they 
lived the rest of their days. 

In 1795 the Cong, meeting house was built, and in 
1797 the West Granville (now Tolland) Cong. Church 
was organized, of which Thomas was chosen deacon, 
and was afterwards known as u Deacon Thomas 
Twining. 1 " 

He and his wife Anna were very puritanical in ob- 
serving the Sabbath; she was a great Bible reader, and 
it is said, read in a singing tone, while the droppings 
from her pipe burned little holes in her dresses. Al- 
though his material circumstances were abundant for 
one of those days, his brother Elijah seems to have pos- 
sessed the considerably most property. 



46 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

The grave stones of these two grandly noble 
brothers yet stand in the Tolland graveyard, where lay 
many of the children and grandchildren of each 

ISSUE: 
i. — 33 Stephen, b. Sept. 28, 1767; m. Almira Catlin. 
2. — 34 William, b. Dec. 14, 1769; m. Rebecca Brown. 
3. — Alice, b. Feb. 6, 1772; d. 1S46-7 N. Y. City, m. James 
Graham, merchant, b. Dec. 16, 1773; d, 1829 (?) N. Y. 

City, Presbyterians. 

Issue: 

1. Jane Maria, d. in N. Y. City at her sister's, Mrs. 

Gardner, single. 

2. Ann Eliza, b. Jan. 25, 1798, Catskill, N. Y.; m. Jan. 

25, 1822, Timothy Jones, of Otis 1 , Mass., where he 
was b. 1792; farmer and millwright. In 1870 
moved to Becket, and in 1873 to Washington, 
D. C., where he d. 18S6; she d. Aug. 26, 1875; 
issue, seven chil. 

3. Harriett, d. unm. 

4. Almira, m. Stephen Bosworth or Boswick, of San- 

disfield, Mass.; four chil. 

5. Emeline, b. about 1805; m. James D. Gardner, res. 

N. Y. City.; four chil. 

6. James Henry A., m. Ester Thorp; physician, res. 

Scarsdale, N. Y. 

7. Adeline L., m. Louise Burdsell; went to South 

America where he d.; she moved to Staten Island 
and d. about 1884. * 

8. Adelia, d. before she was thirty years old. 

9. Frances, m. Anson G. Cobb, both dead; 3 chil. 

10. Julia H., res. Tompkinsville, Staten Island. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 47 

4 — Apphia, b. 1774; d. April 1843; "baptized by Rev. Bas- 
com, of Orleans Ch., June 26, 1774;" m. Chauncey Fow- 
ler. Issue : 

1. Alnvyra, b. June 1789; d. 1865, Vineland, N. J.; m. Jno. H. 

Allen of Sandisfield; eight chil. 

2. Hannah, b. July 1800; d. Aug. 1850; m. Percival Davison; 

three chil. 

3. Alonson, b. May 26, 1802; m. May 1834 Sarah E. Miller, both 

living with their only child, Milton, at Poughkeepsie, N. Y* 

4. Chauncey B., b. Jan. 1804; d. unm. 

5. Percy M., b. Nov. 1806; m. June, 1839, Lois E. Miller, res. 

Winsted, Conn.; three chil. 

6. Apphia, b. March, 1808; m. Alonzo J. Maltbie, res. Vineland, 

N.J. 

7. Anne T., b. Oct. 1810; m. 1836, Pliney S. Miller of N. Y.; d. 

May 1842, leaving two dau. and one son, living. 

5. — Anne, b. 1777, baptized, Orleans, June 29, 1777; m. Col. 

Joseph Wolcott, Oct. 22, 1810, who d. March 23, 1847, 

aged 72; she d. Dec. 23, 1861; both buried, Sandisfield, 

one dau. Lois. 
6 and 7 — . Two children whose births are not given but whose 

deaths are stated in Rev. Bascom's " Bill of Mortality," 

in his Parish, Orleans, 1781. 



18 



Elijah Twining, son of 8 William, b. Nov. 
4, 1 74 1, E; d. Oct. 2, 1802, Tolland; m. Oct., 1762- 
3, Loise or Louis Rogers (dau. of Judah Rogers, who 
d. 1773, and whose wife was a Nickerson); d. April 
30, 1 8 1 5 , aged 71 years. 

Came to Granville, Mass., in the spring of 1783; 
rolled up a log hut and began to clear the land, and in 
the fall returned for his family. He went down and 
back from the Cape, three times on foot. On one of 
these u tramps " it is said he took $6,000 in specie, and 
on the way called at a tavern where he thrust his 
money bag in a corner. A darkey in sweeping the 
floor had occasion to move the money, but to his credit 



48 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

it is said he only looked up and a smile encircled his 
dusky face. Such a union of confidence and reckless- 
ness would be hard to find in these days of vigilance. 
His dinner cost 12*^ cents. 

Wolves and bear were plenty and could be heard 
paddling in the brook just at the foot of the hill on 
which the log house stood. They drove the stacks of 
grain full of " spikes " to keep out the wolves. At the 
Cape, their hay was poled upon the uplands and there 
left to have the rains wash the salt out of them. In 
consequence of this excessive saltiness, the cattle they 
raised were small in stature. Usually four pairs of cattle 
were attached to a plow, and they would go around a 
piece of land just seven times in a day, so large were 
the pieces plowed. Besides property at Eastham, Eli- 
jah owned about 2,000 acres at Granville. During his 
residence at E. he was at one time Constable and Col- 
lector. He was a very accurate and systematic busi- 
ness man, whose judgment was good and word was law. 

Member of Orleans Church (Cong.) before 1773. 

It is said he gave more than any other member to 
his Church. 

Deeded his property to his children in 1800. 




Autographs of 17 Thomas and iS Elijah Twining. 

ISSUE: 
1. — 35 William, b. Nov. 13, 1763; m. Tabiatha Smith. 
2. — 36 Eleazer, b. May 29, 1765; m. Mercy Smith. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 49 

3. — Ruth, b. Dec. 2, 1766; m. Smith; d. Colebrook, Conn. 

4.— Joseph, b. Sept. 28, 1768; d. 1773; baptized Oct. 25, 1772. 

5, — 37 Judah, b. Jan. 21, 1774; m. Cathrine Fowler. 

6. — Abigail, b. 1775; baptized Nov. 12, 1775 and probably d. 
same year. 

7. — 38 Lewis, b. April 11, 1777; m. Jeannett Smith. 

8. — Timothy, b. 1782; baptized Feb. 16, 1783; d. Sept. 22, 
' 1824, Tolland; m. Betsey Hall, dau. of Nathan; d. Jan. 
4, 1830. Had one dau., Marnida, who m. Austin Good- 
sell, and moved to Jefferson Co., Ohio. 

9. — Susanna, b. April 28, 1787, T.; d. Sandisfield ; m. Edward 
Wolcott, brother of Col Joseph W., who m. Anna, dau. 
of 17 Thomas Twining. Issue: 

1. Lois, m. Julius Deming. 

2. Darius, m. Mary Callender, of Sheffield, Mass. 

10. — Lois, b. Oct. 8, 1790; d. Feb. 14, 1810, Tolland. 



19 



Jonathan Twining, son of Q Barnabas; b. 
M'ch 26, 1732; cL 181 2, Orleans,' Mass.; m. first, 
Tabitha Higgins, Feb. 28, 1754; d. 1774; m. secondly \ 
Sarah Rogers, M'ch 18, 1775. He was member of 
Orleans Church before 1773, and wife Sarah in 1793, 
Will proven 18 13, wherein mention is made of wife 
Sarah; sons Barnabas and Nathan; dau, Mercy; 
grandson Solomon Higgins; grand daughter Tabitha 
Rogers and Meriam Calking Samuels or Samvels. 

ISSUE: All b. at Orleans. 

1. — 39 Nathan, b. M'ch 8, 1755; m. Sarah Clayton. 
2. — Lydia, b. Oct. 7, 1756; d. 1777, O. 



50 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

3. — John, b. Oct. 11, 1758; d. before 181 2. 

4. — Abigail, b. M'ch 20, 1760; d. before 1812. 

5.— Elizabeth, b. Dec. 14, 1761; d. 1777(F). 

6. — Tabitha, b. Sept. 21, 1763; d. before 1812. 

7. — Mercy, b. April 18, 1765; was living 1S12. 

8. — 40 Barnabas, b. May 14, 1767; m. Rebecca Rogers. 



&\J Barnabas Twining, son of Q Barnabas, b. 
July 7, 1737, O.; d. 1829, aged 92 years; m. first, Abi- 
gail Nickerson, of Harwich, Feb. 18, 1762; d. June 6, 
1790; m. secondly, Abigail Knowles, Nov. 14, 1790; d. 
1805; m. thirdly, Mrs. Hannah Smith, Oct. 25, 1806, 
d, 1824 (?). 

These were all members of the O. Church. The old house 
owned by Barnabas yet stands in Orleans Tp.; the land adjoins 
the land formerly 17 Thomas Twining's. 

ISSUE: 
1. — Polly, d. about 1789. 

2. — Martha, b. Dec. 21, 1764; m. Samuel Cole, Nov. 10, 17S5, O. 
3. — Hannah, b. Dec. 7, 1766; m. Zacheus Higgins, M'ch 9, 
1786, Orleans, and had a large family. 

4. — Abigail, b. Oct. 25, 1768; baptized Sept. 1, 1776, O ; m. 

Jan. 8, 1801, Curtis Hopkins, Orleans. Rosilla, a dau., 

d. 1888, Orleans. 
5. — David, b. April 11, 1774; bapt. April 17th; m. Cynthia 
Gould, April 13, 1797, dau. of Dr. Samuel Kendrick. Removed 
from Orleans to Woonsocket, R. I., about 18 12. Issue: 

1. Cynthia, b. Dec. 10, 1798; evidently m , but no issue; d. 
M'ch 24, 1873, W. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 51 

2. Abner, b. Jan. 14, 1800; lived most of his life in Cumberland, 

R. I., and d. between i860 and 1870; unm. 

3. Samuel, b. Nov. 30, 1803; "went away and they never heard 

from him after he left, and he probably never m." 

4. Sabra, b. Nov. 6, 1806; d. Aug. 28, 1881-2; m. Hen- 

dricks ; lived in Woonsocket. Children : Edxvard, George, 
Ellen, Lyman and Adelbert. 

5. Rozilla, b. June 26, 1808; m. first, Whipple, and secondly 

. Steese; res. Woonsocket (1887). Issue: Marietta, 

Lucina, Amos, Cyrus, James and David. 

6. — 41 Abner, b. Jan. 20, 1772, E.; m. Mary Snow. 



21 



Prince Twining, son of Q Barnabas; b. July 
23, 1744; d. 1825, Orleans; m. Hannah Rogers, Jan. 
3, 1 77 1 ; d. 1826 (?). Deacon of Orleans Church from 
181 2 to demise. Will proven 1825, in which mention 
is made of wife Hannah, son P?'ince and five daughters 

ISSUE: 

1. — Thankful, b. Aug. 31, 1773, O.; m. first, Joshua Higgins, 
Jan. 15, 1804(F), and secondly, Joseph Snow. Moved to 
Hampden, Penobscot Co., Maine. Chil.: Read and 
Nathan and one daughter. 

2 — 42 Jonathan, b. M'ch 25, 1775; m. Tamzin Snow. 

3. — Hannah, b. June 4, 1777; m. Abner Mayo, Jan. 2, 1800, O., 
four daughters, one living (1886), O. 

4. — Lydia, b. April 22, 1779; m. James Rogers, M'ch 2, 1797, 
b. Oct. 20, 1773; she d. Oct. 18, 1859, O. Issue: 

1. Elizabeth, b. Jan. 4, 1798; d. M'ch 2, 1883; m. Ben. Wardell. 

2. Viana, b. Nov. 3, 1800; d. M'ch 28, 1868; m. Tim Atwood 

1846, O. 

3. Lydia, b. Feb. 21, 1803; d. Nov. 12, 1S79; m. M'ch 25 

1825. 

4. Ruth, b. Jan. 17, 1805; d. Oct. 4, 1805. 

5. Davis, b. M'ch 15, 1807; d. May 30, 1861. 



52 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

6. Ruth, b. Aug. 12, 1810; d. Nov. 7, 1879. 

7. Ashel, b. July 18, 1812 ; d. Jan. 11, 1S14. 

8. Hannah, b. April 21, 1815; d. inf. 

9. Lucy, b. M'ch 11, 1816; d. inf. 

10. James, b. M'ch 12, 1818; res. Eastham, Mass. 

11. Ben., b. M'ch 22, 1821. 

5. — Cloe, b. April 18, 1781; m. Joseph Atwood, Sept. 17, 

1810, O.; no issue. 
6. — 43 Prince, b. April 30, 1783; m. Mary Higgins. 
7. — Lucy, b. April 29, 1785; d. of cancer, unm., about 1848; 

raised her nephew 89 Jonathan Twining. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 53 



SIXTH GENERATION. 



33 Stephen Twining, son of 10 Stephen; b. 
1776, Newtown, Pa.; d, about 1848, Bucks Co. After 
reaching his majority, went among the Indians in 
Cattaraugus Reservation, N, Y., where he spent nine 
years as teacher and counselor, with the approval of 
Friends of Phila. Yearly Meeting. About 18 18, he 
m. Elizabeth Baldwin, a prominent Friend Minister of 
Troy, N. Y, She commenced preaching when about 
19 years of age and traveled much before and after m.; 
was an invalid for many years; author of religious 
works. After his wife's decease, 1827, Stephen returned 

from Troy to Bucks Co. 

ISSUE: 

1. — 44 Charles, b. Troy, Aug. 9, 1820; m. Eliz. West. 

2. — Sarah, m. Isaac Simpson, son of Jno,,; moved from .Bucks 
to Independence, Kan., where he died. They had two 
sons, John and Willet, both dead; wid. res. (18S7) in 
Independence. 

tWO Thomas Twining, son of \\ Samuel; b, 
Aug. 20, 1753, Wrightstown; d. Jan. 29, 1838, North 
Boston (Podunk), Erie Co., N. Y. ; m. Sarah, dau. of 
Samuel Crook,* Sept. 27, 1781. 

* Samuel Crook was des. from John Crook, a celebrated Quaker 
preacher and writer, b. 1617, d. 2-26-1699, at Sewel, in Bedford, Eng., where 
he was b. (Friend's Lib. Vol. 12, 1849.) 

Nathan C, a son of Samuel, was killed at the battle of Lake Erie, on 
the flag ship Lawrence. 

Gen. Crook of the U. S. Army is said to be closely related to this 
Samuel. 



54: THE TWINING FAMILY. 

Moved to Quakertown, N. J , where he took a cer- 
tificate of membership from the Middletown, Pa,, to 
the Kingswood, N. J., Mo. MVg (now Quakertown), 
dated ist day, 2nd mo., 1781, wherein he is said to be 
free from marriage engagements and a faithful attend- 
ant of Friends' Meetings. 

He purchased July 3, 1793, a farm of 140 acres, of. 
"James Parker and Gertrude, his wife," for £388, 
within two miles of Q. 

On this beautiful *farm he erected a grist and 
fulling mill. Was a clothier by trade and owned con- 
siderable property for one in his day, being worth 
$16,000, all gained by his own industry. Refusing to 
bear arms, he was called a Tory, was shot at during 
the Revolution and compelled to flee. 

* " The original Twining property contained 140 acres, mostly timber. 
The grist mill (stone) was built by "Tommy;'' it is in good condition, and 
rents for "$500 dollars. The old stone buildings across the way was Tommy's 
Fulling Mill. It is still in good condition and is used as a dwelling." 

"The old Twining house stands as firm as a rock, and with the very 
extensive additions (built since), it is one of the most imposing farm houses 
in this region. The old " grandfather's clock," which was purchased at 
Tommy Twining's vendue, still stands in the corner of the room where it 
stood 90 years ago. Was probably made in England, and is in good condi- 
tion, both in body and mind, and will doubtless number the days and hours 
for many generations to come. Above the dial the Crescent moon was 
visible, indicating that dark nights will soon be followed by moonlight 
nights, balmy breezes, frog concerts, and Spring's fresh budding hours." 

" People wondered that Tommy T. wanted to sell such a valuable 
property. But he was anxious to move to the ' Holland Purchase.' The 
property is very valuable. Several hundred acres have been added to the 
original purchase. An oil mill has been built on the creek below the grist 
mill, besides several dwellings and shops." . 

" Quakertown is now an old place, but when the first settlement was 
made is not known. There is one old homestead in the Wilson family 
with a stone house that bears the date 1734, on its gable: the walls are three 
feet thick." 

" There was a Quaker Church built in Q. in 1744, on the site of an old 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 55 

* 

In 181 1 he moved with his family to North Boston, 
Erie Co., N. Y., where he purchased 500 acres of land, 
and was engaged the remainder of his life in farming. 

The Kingwood M. M. granted him, his wife 
Sarah and two children, Thomas and Selinda, certifi- 
cates of removal to Pelham, Upper Canada, (prob. 
nearest M. M.), dated Sept. 12, 181 1. John and 
Charles, sons, were granted similar letters of same 
place and date. 

He was a tall man, heavy set, very pleasant in 
appearance and very much of a business turn. Wife, 
Sarah, d. Mch 28, 1841. Her father done business 

with Thomas at Q. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Samuel, b. Oct. 4, 1782; d. April 5, 1785, Q. 

2. — 45 John, b. Dec. 2, 1784; m. Sally Palmer. 

3. — Rachel, b. June 1, 1787; d. Aug. 4, 1866, Brant, Erie 
Co., N. Y.; m. first, David Laing, N. J.; b. Jan. 3, 

1782; d. Dec. 24, 182 1, Buffalo, N. Y.; m. secondly, 

Widdifield. 

meeting house that was consumed by fire. I well remember attending 
the meeting in ray younger days and the countenances of the old patriarchs, 
who sat in the " gallery," are still fresh in my memory. It was an anti- 
quated structure with double roof and immense chimney, and afforded 
quarters for soldiers during the Revolution, and there were many marks on 
the floor, caused by their Camp Kettles being removed from the immense 
fire place where the cooking was done." 

"The Graveyard is enclosed by a moss grown wall which has stood for 
nearly two centuries. It is known as the ' Old Quaker buying ground of 
Revolutionary Memory.' In a corner obscure and alone is a grave with a 
marble tombstone and the letters almost obliterated. It is the grave of 
' Morris Robeson Esq.,' grandfather of the late Sec. of the Navy under 
Grant." (John Laing of Quakertown, N.J.) 

" A railroad is now (1890) in course of construction through the property 
and it is probable that the iron horse will invade the old hamlet during the 
coming summer and it may have a boom and its long Rip Van Winkle 
sleep come to an end." 



56 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

Issue by First Husband: 

i. Thomas, b. Dec. i, 1808, Boston, Erie Co., N. Y. 

2. Hugh, b. Dec. 13, 1810; res. Eden Centre, Erie Co., N. Y. 

3. William, b. April n, 1813; d. May, 1874, Eden, N. Y. 

4. Isaac, b. June 3, 1815, Boston. 

5. Abram, b. Aug. 1, 1818, Boston; d. Nov. 17, 1882. 

6. James, b. Sept. S, 1820, Boston; d. Jan. 16, 1S85, Buffalo. 

7. David, b. Jan. io, 1S22, Buffalo; d. July 15, 1822, Canada. 

Issue by second husband: two daughters. 

4. — 46 Charles, b. July 20, 17S9; m. Betsey Boutwell. 

5. — Mary, b. Feb. 17, 1792 ; d. July 19, 1S65; m. Reuben John- 
son, about 181 1, six years her senior; d. April, 1840, 
Boston, Erie county, N. Y., where they lived and died ; 
farmers; Quakers. Issue: 

1. Sally, b. 181 1 ; m. Wm. Clarke; both dead; no issue. 

2. William, b. April 17, 1819; m. Cath. Wilson, April, 1842 ; 

children, two daughters; res. Plain well, Mich. 

3. David, b. July 31, 1S22; m. Dec. 25, 1842, Emeline Walker, 

d. Aug. 17, 1881 ; farmer, Boston, N. Y.; wid., res. Lancaster, 
Wis. ; no issue. 

4. Mary, b. 1825; m. about 1S45 Geo. Fox Pound; both d. Man. 

Chester, Iowa; five children. 
5 V Hugh, b. August, 1828; m. about 1850, Cordelia Sprague; 
farmer; res. Fredonia, N. Y.; six children. 

6. — Selinda, b. Nov. 28, 1796; d. March 23, 1839; m. Daniel 
Webster. Settled in Eden, Erie county, N. Y., about 
18 14, where they remained until death; Quakers. Issue: 

1. Hugh, b. Jan. 14, 1816; m. and has two children ; done business 

in Buffalo, N. Y.; in 1887, settled in Pasadena, Los Angeles 
Co., Cal.; dry goods and clothing; Baptist. 

2. Thomas, b. Feb. 8, 1818; d. 1S76, Eden. 

3. Joseph, b. March 3, 1820 ; d. Dec. 11, 1876, Eden. 

4. Asalich S., b. March 31, 1822; in business, Buffalo, N. Y., 

since 1852. 

5. Mary, b. May 16, 1824; m. Jno. Gifford, farmer, res. Eden. 

6. Sarah, ) , . , Ajr , . ( former res. Eden. 

7. David, f twmS ' b ' MarCh I4 ' l827 -j d. 

8. Daniel, b. Aug. 21, 1829; d. March 15, 1879, Eden. 

9. Amy,b. Feb. 19, 1832 ; m. L. Foster, res. Evans, Erie Co., N. Y. 

7. — Adonijah, b. May io, 1799; d. inf. 

8. — 47 Thomas, b. Jan. 13, 1801; m. Sarah Kester. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 57 



24 



John Twining, son of ]_X Samuel, b.Jan. i, 
1 761, W.; d. March 25, 1849, Union, Broome county, 
N. Y., aged 88 years, 2 months and 24 days, as given in 
the family Bible and inscription on his tombstone. 
Disowned from among Friends, Bucks county, Pa., 
4 mo., 4th, 1782, for training with the militia, but it is 
probable he was subsequently restored, as his home at 
Union was a resort for Friends and because his des. 
so declare. Married Becca Bennett Jan. 19, 1786; b, 
Aug. S, 1767; d. Feb. 17, 1854. Removed from Bucks 
county to Quakertown, N.J., where he was engaged in 
the fulling business, at one time with a " Mr. Stout," 
and evidently again with his brother 23 Thomas. In 
the year 182 1 he settled at Union, Broome county, N. 
Y,, where he was preceeded by his son William, who 
had bought a farm there. At this date of removal he 
evidently lived in Redington tp., Hunterdon Co., N.J. 
He was a " thick, heavy-set man, and very pleasant 
looking," and in his latter days, when very feeble, it is 
said he was often heard, after retiring, to repeat in 
trembling tones the Lord's Prayer. The old family 
Bible from which the family records are obtained, is 
now in possession of Charles Cleveland, of Broome 
county, N. Y., a connection. 

ISSUE: 
1. — Mary, b. Sept. 30, 1786; d. about 1850, Campville, Tioga 
county, N. Y.; m. Powers, of Broome county. 

2. — William, b. Oct. 22, 1788; d. Jan. 19, i860, Union, N. Y.; 
fuller, unm. 



58 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

3. — 48 Thomas, b. Sept. 4, 1790; m. Elizabeth McKinzie. 
4. — Rachel A., b. July 19, 1792; d. April 10, 1867, Ocean 
county, N. J.; m. Samuel Wardell, 1819. Issue: 

1. Eliza A., 2 Rebecca M , 3 Henrietta, 4 Sarah A., 5 Cathrine 
A., 6 Mary M., 7 Caroline M., 8 Samuel L., 9 Charles H., 
10 John H. Sarah A. res. Toms River, N. J. 

5. — 49 John, b. March 25, 1794; m. Dorcas Fonner. 

6. — 50 Samuel, b. Feb. 22, 1796; m.-Eliz. Stout. 

7. — 51 Benjamin, b. Nov. 9, 1797; m. Marianna Atkins. 

8. — Sarah, b. Oct. 16, 1800; d. March 15, 1867, Broome county; 

m. Joseph Cleveland, January, 1822; d. March 10, 1S76; 

M. E. church. Issue: 

1. Rachel A., b. Nov. 14, 1823; m. Isaac Van Demark, 1849. 

2. Charles, b. July 29, 1825; m. Hannah Van Noy, 1866. 

3. Sarah, b. Dec. 1, 1827. 

4. Martha, b. Sept. 14, 1829; m. Ira Packard, 1849. 

5. Joseph N., b. Jan. 24, 1833; m, Mary E. Plain, 1857. ^ 

6. George, b. Feb. 20, 1835; m. Mary Austin, 1857. 

9. — 52 Mahlon, b. March 20, 1802; m. Lucy L. Goodseede. 
10. — Joseph, b. April 6, 1804; d. without issue. New York. 
11. — Rebecca Ann, b. March 6, 1807; d. June 22, 1SS3; m. 
Richard Lashier, Nov. 13, 1831, b. June 11, 1805; died 
Jan. 23, 1841; Broome county. Issue: 

1. Theodore, b. Oct. 30, 1832; m. Olive Powers, 1863; two chil. 

2. William, b. Aug. 14, 1835. 

3. Doctor Franklin, b. Sept. 29, 1838; m. Luetta J. Hammond, 

Oct. 10, 1861 ; res. Hooper, N. Y. 

12. — Henry Clifton, b. June n, 1809; d. Aug. 27, 1866, East 
Smithfield, Pa., where he moved to from Broome county, 
1 86 1 ; died in the field at work, with dropsy of the heart; 
farmer and stone mason; m. Chloe Kickok, b. Aug. 29, 
1810, Rutland, Vt. ; d. July 19, 1874, of lung fever; 
"Christian." Issue: 

1. Rebecca M., b. May 9, 1842; m. Alonzo P. Jones, July 31, 

1875, and moved to Towanda, Pa., where he d. June 10, 1876; 
Baptist; widow; lives at T. (1887.) " Brethren." 

2. Sarah G., b. July 10, 1843; d. Aug. 2, 1845. 

3. John H., b. Nov. 2, 1845; killed or missing in battle of The 

Wilderness, May 6, 1864; had served two years previous and 
re-enlisted, Corporal Co. C, 2d Reg. U S. sharp shooters, 
Col. Berdans. 

4. Oliver C, b. May 27, 1847; d. Dec. 27, 1853. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 59 



25 



Daniel Twining, son of 12 Benjamin; b. 
about 1776; d. Sept. 1, 183 1, Warren Co., N.J. , where 
he lived and was probably born; tailor; m. Hannah 
Snyder, who d. Dec, 16, 1831, aged 50 years. 

ISSUE: 

1. — John, b. about 1800; d. aged 70; m. Anne Kisbaugh; no 

issue, 
2. — Christean, d. in Warren Co.; m. William Ribble 1825; 

chil., John, Hannah, Anne, Ibby and Susan. 
3. — Christopher, went west about 1838, after his m., when he 

had three children; m. Sarah Lomison. No trace of him 

or his descendants can be found. 

4. — 53 Benjamin, b. Aug. 30, 1810; m. Eliz. Lance. 

5. — Frederick, b. Mch. 31, 1815; m. Joan Mettler; b. April 18, 
1816; d. Aug. 15, 1884; settled in Vanatta, Licking Co., 
Ohio, about 1838; lost his mind after his wife's death; 
cooper by trade. He d. Dec. 16, 1887; res. V. Issue: 

1. John, b. Sept. 5, 1833; d. 1835; Warren Co., N.J. 

2. Cyrus, b. Feb. 13,1835; d. in the Great Rebellion, at Crup's 

Landing, with fever; member 76 Ohio; single. 

3. Mary Jane, b. Nov. 15, 1837; res. Vanatta. 

4. William D., b. Mch. 11, 1839; d - O ct - x 8, i§74; m. Emeline, 

Wise; Licking Co.; no issue. 

5. Martha, b. Feb. 12, 1841; m. John W. Hass; res. near Utica 

Ohio; five chil. 

6. Alice, b. Mch. 20, 1843; d. ; no issue. 

7. Hannah, b. Sept. 12, 1845; res, V. 

8. James F., b. Oct. 28, 1848; d. young. 

9. Hattie, b. Dec. 25, 1850; m. Dora Hartman, b. Feb. 18, 1857, 

res. V. 

6. — Betsey, d. 1887, Oxford, N. J.; m. Charles Laning, who 
d. 1877; chil. Chris., Charles, Steve, Fanny, Martha, 
Eliz. and Hannah. 



60 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

7. — Martha, b. June 7, 1812; m. Charles Kennedy, who d. 
Sept. 1878, Slateford, Pa., aged 68; wid., res. with one of 
her chil. at S. Issue: 

1. Daniel, b. 1832. 

2. Jacob, b. 1833. 

3. Ezra, b. 1835. 

4. George and Harrison, b. 1839. 

5. Elizabeth. 

6. Jeremiah, b. 1842. 

7. Harriet, b. 1850. 

8. Hetty, b. 1852. 

8. — 54 Jacob, b. about 1816; m. Sidney Gano. 



AU Joseph Twining, son of ]_ 3 J onn ; b Oct. 
14, 1748, cL Aug. 18, 182 1, Warwick, Bucks Co*. Pa.; 
m. first: Mary Lee, Dec. 27, 1769; b. Nov. 23, 1750, 
d. Oct. 1.3, 1782; m. secondly: Hannah Duffil, b. June 
23, 1760, d. July 24, 184 1. Chil. all lived and d. in 
Bucks Co. 

ISSUE By First Wife: 

1. — 55 Jacob, b. Oct. 7, 1770; m. Phebe Tucker. 

2. — Hannah, b. March n, 1772; m. Tucker; d. Oct. 6, 

1815. ' 
3. — 56 John, b. Oct. 21, 1773; d. May 27, 1827. 
4. — Sarah, b. Sept. 11, 1775. 
5.— Mary, b. Nov. 5, 1778; d. Aug 28, 1822 (?) 
6. — 5*7 Joseph, b. Nov. 8, 1780; m. Mary Tucker. 
7. — William, b. Nov. 15, 1782; d. prob. young. 

By Second m. 

8. James, b. June 25, 1784; d. Feb. 7, 1876; m. Martha Tomlin- 

son 181 5; no chil. 

9. Elizabeth, b. Feb. 23, 1786; d. Nov. 1876; m. Joseph Tomlin- 

son 1804; five chil. 

10. fidward, b. July 27, 1788; d. July 14, 1851, Warwick; m. 
Margaret Scott; one son, James, d. Aug. 23, 1851. 

11. Mary, b. April 1, 1790; d. 1846; m. John Scott 1812; seven 
chil. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 61 

12. Rachel, b. June 19, 1795; d. May, 1865; m. 1817 Thomas 
Tomlinson ; eight chil. 

13. Deborah, b. Dec. 23, 1797; d. Oct. 31, 1880; m. Francis 
Tomlinson 1822 ; five chil. 



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Silas Twining, son of 14 Eleazer, b. Feb. 
13, 1765; d. Feb. 26, 1827, Warwick, Bucks Co., Pa.; 
m. Elizabeth Welding, Dec, 3, 1893; b. 1774; d. 
1827; farmer, Quakers. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Eleazer, b. May 27, 1794; d. Feb. i, 1797. 

2. — Mary, b. Feb. 1, 1796; d. Feb. 4, 1797. 

3. — Ruth, b. Nov. 31, 1797; cl. 1867; m. Isaac Lacy, Oct. 15, 

1823, Wrightstown, who d. July 15, 1881, aged 81 years, 

24 days. Issue: 

1. Silas, b. Oct. 15, 1825; d. Sept. 20, 1827. 

2. Rachel, b. Nov. 15, 1827; m. Birdsall, and lives in Ohio. 

3. Edwin, b. March 27, 1830; single. 

4. Elizabeth, b. Feb. 9, 1836; single, res. W. 

4. — 58 Watson, b. Nov. 20, 1799; m. Margaret Hallowell. 

5. — Ann, b. July 15, 1801; d. Jan. 6, 1864. 

6. — Alice, b. Aug. 13, 1803; d. Aug. 24, 1873. 

7.— Letitia, b. Oct. 25, 1S05; d. 1864. 

8. — 59 Silas, b. March 27, 1S07; m. Hannah Harrold. 

9. — Elizabeth, b. July 10, 1809; d. 1852. 

10. — Samuel W., b. Dec. 14, 1810; d. Hampton, 111., 1847, moved 
to H. 1840, where he m. Martha T. Welding, 1842, for- 
merly of Bucks Co.; d. at H. March 10, 1886; Quakers, 
but joined the Cong, church. Several of the Weldings 
moved to Hampton from Bucks Co., 1842; all now dead. 
Issue : 

1. Henry C, b. Aug. 13, 1842; d. March 2, 1886, H. He was 

a highly esteemed man; single. 

2. Caroline, d. Sept. 1, 1846; aged 17 months. 

1 1. — Amos, b. April 30, 1813; d. Sept. 6, 1822. 
12. — Mary, b. Nov. 5, 181 7; d. Aug. 29, 1822. 



62 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

<^0 David Twining, son of 14 Eleazer; b. 
May 10, 1769, Bucks; d. April 16, 1823, North- 
ampton, Bucks Co.; m. Martha Tucker, Aug. 4, 
1794; b. Sept. 1, 1773; d Tan. 9, 1841. Friends, 
Buckingham M. M. 

ISSUE:' 

1.— Mahlon, b. M'ch 8, 1795; d. Feb. 8, 1797. 

2. — 60 William, b. April 13, 1797; m. Rebecca Riley. 

3. — John, b. M'ch 23, 1799; d. July 2, 1822, Warwick; single. 

4. — Eleazer, b. Nov. 3, 1800; d. April 9, 1827; single. 

5. — 61 Isaac, b. Aug. 8, 1802; m. Ann L. Hallowell. 

6. — Phebe, b. Dec. 23, 1804; d. May 3, 1853; m. John D. Aler- 

son, 1847-8, all of Harford Co., Maryland; no issue. 
7. — 62 Thomas, b. Feb. 16, 1808; m. Sarah A. Bean. 
8. — Beulah E., b. Dec. 15, 1811; m. Alex. R. Amos, 1853, 

res. Harford Co., Md., Upper Cross Roads; no issue. 

wif John Twining, son of 15 Jacob, b. Aug. 1 1, 
1783; d. Sept. 19, 1853, Phila., Pa.; m Sarah Hard- 
ing, dau. of Isaac and Phebe, Sept. 29, 1805; b. 1786; 
d. Oct. 8, 1870. 

He settled on the old homestead in Bucks Co., but 
afterward moved to Phila. 

ISSUE: 

1. — 63 Jacob, b. Aug. 6, 1806; m. Rachel Ryan. 
2.— Phebe, b. Nov. 6, 1808; d. Mch. 20, 181 2. 
3.-64 Abbott C., b. Nov. 3b, 1810; m. Mariah Warner. 
4. — 65 Isaac H., b. Oct. 21, 1810; m. Phebe Megadegan. 
5. — John, b. Nov. 29, 1814; d. Sept. 27, 1823. 
6. — Emily, b. Feb. 20, 181 7; m. Robert Getty, May 8, 1835; 
b. Glasgow, Scotland, July 6, 181 1; res. Oxford, Neb. 

Issue : 

1. Annie C, b. Feb. 25, 1837; Penn. ; m. Smith Tuttle, Dec. 10 
1854; b. Oct. 7, 1832; carpenter, res. Cheney, Spokane Co. 
Washington. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 63 

2. Sarah T., b. Sept. 22, 1839, Perm.; m. Charles H. Golden, 

Sept. 22, i860; b. June 9, 1835, Ct, ship caulker; res. Tot- 
tenville, Staten Island. 

3. Emily J., b. Nov. 13, 1S42, N. Y.; m. John Burtchet, April 19, 

1874; b. May 27, 1847, Kentucky; farmer; res. Oxford, 
Neb. 

4. Julietta, b. May 9, 1847, N. Y. ; d. July 5, 1889, Lincoln, 

Neb.; m, first, James Walson, July 10, 1S71; divorced, and 
in. secondly, Elmer Sherman, 1879; b. Arcade, N. Y., Sept 
19,1842; machinist. 

5. Rodmond, b. Jan. 11, 1850, N. Y.; brickmason ; res. Oxford- 

7. — Elizabeth, b. May 3, 1S19; m. Thomas Laird (son of Hugh 
and Margaret), July 23, 1835; b. Nov. 15, 1815, Ireland; 
d. May 10, 1877. Came from Phila. to Wis. about 1848; 
merchant, Boscobel, Wis. Wid. res. Montfort, Grant 
Co., Wis. Issue: 

1. Sarah, b. July 11, 1839, Delaware; m. twice; res. Norden, 

Neb., chil. 

2. Margaret, b. Dec. 4, 1841, Delaware; d. May 19, 1871 ; m. 

J. H. Lincoln; res. Montfort, Wis. 

3. Nancy, b. Dec. 17, 1844; m - Thos. B. Dewitt; res. Montfort; 

chil. 

4. Vintona, b. April 24, 1847; school teacher 16 years; res. 

Boscobel, Wis. 

5. Susan, b. May 2S, 1851; m. Robt. Moran; res. Bertrand, 

Neb.; chil. 

6. Thomas, b. Oct. 17, 1853. 

7. Jessie F., b. July 3, 1857; m. Henry R. Brown, Mch. 17, 1889; 

Res. Pickering, Mo. She is a school teacher. 

8. John C. F., b. Sept. 28, 1858; res. Perry, Dakota. 

9. William S., b. Feb. 6, 1861 ; res. Montfort. 

8. — Sarah, b. Mch. 1, 1823; unm.; res. Southampton, Bucks 
Co., Pa. 

9. — Ellen, b. Jan. 10, 1825; m. John Jaquett, son of Asel and 

Margaret, Mch. 24, 1844. She d. April 16, 1865; lived 

at one time in Boscobel, Wis. He res. Waverly, So. 

Dakota. Issue : 

1. Mary, m. Henry Wagner, and went from Boscobel, Wis., 
to Storm Lake, la. 

2. Kate, after her mother's death, lived in Bucks Co., Pa.; m. 
Clark. 

3. Miles, res. So. Dak. 

4. Annie, lives with her father. 

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64: THE TWINING FAMILY. 

10. — Susannah, b. Sept. 24, 1827; m. Abraham C. Funston, 
son of Thos. and Hannah, Nov. 5, 1846; res. Philadel- 
phia. Issue : 

1. Oliver, m. and has chil. 

2. Sarah, single. 

3. Hannah, single. 

11. — Mary, b. M'ch 8, 1830; d. J-an. 25, 1S46. 



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Jacob Twining, son of ]_5 Jacob, b. June 
30, 1786; d. Feb. 2i 7 1 87 1, Bucks Co.; m. Priscilla 
Buckman, Oct. 12, 1808; d. Sept. 26, 1876, aged 90 
years; farmer; Quakers. Lived 63 years on a farm 
in Northampton Tp., inherited from his father. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Thomas, b. Feb. 14, 1810; d. Dec. 10, 1863 (?), Bucks Co.; 

single. 
2. — Sarah, b. Dec. 17, 181 1; m. Joseph Smith, b. Feb. 10, 1809; 

d. May 25, 1S82. Issue: 

1. Thomas, b. M'ch, 1839. 

2. Margaretta, b. Feb. 23, 1841 ; m. Joseph Michener; chil. 

3. Priscilla A., b. Dec. 26, 1842; m. John T. Pool; chil. 

4. Mary E., b. Dec. 16, 1S45; single. 

5. Henrietta, b. Feb. 17, 1848; m. Ed. T. Slack. 

6. Salle, b. M'ch 30, 185 1 ; single. 

7. Rachel, b. June 25, 1S53. 

o — Mary H., b. Dec. 25, 1S14; m. Thornton Stackhouse, Feb. 
19, 1845; k. Sept. 18, 18 10. Issue: 

1. Anna L., b. May 21, 1845; m. Franklin Hulme; chil. 

2. James, b. May 13, 1848; m. Sadie Lewis; chil. 

3. Henry F., b. May 16, 1850; m. Sydney J. Jackson ; chil. 

4. Emma J., b. June 10, 1852; m. I. H.Jones. 

5. Margaretta M., b. Jan. 1, 1855; d. July 21, 1880. 

6. Ella, b. Oct. 24, 1857 ;<d. Oct. 29, 1857. 

4. — 66 Jessie B., b. Sept. 25, 1817; m. Hannah Beans. . 

5. — 67 Henry M., b.Jan. 4, 1820; m. Eliz. Stackhouse. 

6. — Jane, b. Nov. 11, 1822; single. 

7.— Priscilla A., b. June 29, 1825; d. Feb. 7, 1834. 

8. — 68 Cyrus B., b. Sept. 25, 1827; m. Sarah A. Atkinson. 

9.— Abraham H., b. April 18, 1830; d. April 14, 1832. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 65 

Ol David Twining, son of Xg Jacob, b. Feb. 
5, 1791; d Oct. 13, 1877, Wrightstown. Lived after 
m. on the farm left him by his father until within three 
years of his death. Family all Quakers; m. first: 
Hannah Taylor, 1818; d April 6, 1830; m. secondly: 
Mercy Van Horn, who d. 1872. 

ISSUE by First Wife: 

i.~ 69 Amos H., b. May 31, 1820; m. Mary Tomlinson. 

2. — 70 George, b. Oct. 24, 1823; m. Anna C. Eberman. 

3.— Elizabeth H., b. M'ch 12, 1826; d. Nov. 5, 1886, Wrights- 
town; m. Edward Atkinson, Feb. 12, 1857; b. July 24, 
1823. Farmer and President of Newtown National 
Bank, Pa. She was an estimable and talented Quaker 
lady, to whom the compiler of these records is much in- 
debted. Her persevering research brought to light many 
interesting facts relating to the Bucks Co. Twinings. 
Living, as she did, surrounded by the shadows of an 
ancestry extending back two centuries, afforded her 
special opportunities, which she ' improved, as only one 
could who felt a deep and reverential interest in the 
family name. 

ISSUE by Second Wife: 

4. — Abbott A., b. Dec. 16, 1831; d. Dec. 15, 1832. 

5. — Frances M., b. Feb. 12, 1834; living in Philadelphia; m. 

Francis V. Krusen, Dec. 24, 1857; b. M'ch 15, 1832; 

family all Friends. Issue: 

1. Clara A., b. Dec. 12, 1858; m. Dec. 13, 1888, Edward Atkin- 
son (her uncle); res. Wrightstown; ch. Robert Edward; b. 
Oct. 28, 1S89. 

2. Edward A., b. May 1, i860; physician; res. Philadelphia. 

3. Ellen C, b. May 6, 1862. 

4. Henry A., b. April 7, 1864. 

5. George C, b. July 8, 1868. 

6. Anna G., b. Nov. 13, 1S70; d. July 17, 1871. 

7. Maggie T., b. Sept. 13, 1872. 

8. Charles W. (twin), b. Dec. 25, 1874; d - inft - 

9. Thomas (twin), b. Dec. 25, 1874; d. inft. 



m 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 




ELIZABETH H. TWINING. 



Autograph of 3 



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THE TWINING FAMILY. 67 

0« Jacob Twining, son of X6 Stephen, b. 
Jan. 28, 1776; d. Sept. 30, 1863, N,; farmer; Friend. 
He was persistent in the claim that his " original an- 
cestors" came from Yorkshire, England, and " prided 
himself on his English blood;" m. Margery Croas- 
dale, April 2, 1802; d. April 5, 1861; ch. all b. in N., 

Bucks Co., Pa. 

ISSUE: 

I. — 71 Croasdale, b. May 1803; m. Mary Kirk. 

2. — 72 Stephen, b. June 25, 1805; m. Sarah A. Warner. 

3.— Elisha W., b. Oct. 27, 1808; d. May 26, 1823, N. 

4. — Charles L., b. June 30, 181 1 ; d. April 9, 1883, N.; m. Maria 

Cooper; dau. of Chillian Cooper; farmer; no children. 
5. — Mary Ann, b. June 16, 1S14; m. Eleazer T. Wilkinson, 

farmer, of Warwick tp. ; d. Oct. 23, 1876. 
6, — Isaac C, b. April 6, 1819; m. Hannah, dau. of Chillian 

Cooper (above) 1863; farmer; res. Carverville, Bucks Co. 

Friends. Issue: 

One daughter, Nettie, b. May 25, 1865. 

7. — Aaron, b Nov. 29, 182 1; m. Emily, dau. of Charles Trego, 
Dec. 17, 1857; b. July 26, 1825; farmer; Friend; res. 
Wrightstown. Lives on a portion of the original 3 
Stephen Twining purchase made in 1696. Issue: 

1. Fannie M., b. Sept. 25, 1S59; d. Feb. 5, 1884. 

2. Anna H., b. April 25, 1865. 

8. — Deborah, C, b. April 9, 1824; m. Charles R.Scarborough, 
1857: farmer; res. W. Issue: 



33 



1. Annie C, b. Jan. 10, 1859; grad. Pa. State Normal School. 

2. Edward, b. June 28, 1861. 



Stephen Twining, son of ]_ "7 Thomas, b. 
Sept. 28, 1767, Eastham; grad. Yale, 1795; lawyer, 
New Haven, Ct.; Steward and Treasurer of Yale Col- 
lege many years; d. 1832 of heart disease; Cong. 
Church; m. Almira Catlin, Oct. 2, 1800; b. Aug. 24, 
1777, Litchfield, Ct., and d. 1846, An anecdote is 
related of him as follows: "After Stephen, who was 



68 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

much more disposed to work with his head than with 
his hands, went to Yale College, the old man and 
William were plowing with a yoke of cattle, one of 
which was rather inclined to reflection than to action. 
The old man, quite out of patience, finally exclaimed: 
' What can we do with that lazy off ox? ' ' Send him 
to college! ' was the prompt reply." His tombstone in 
the New Haven Cemetery bears the inscription: " He 

Feared God." 

ISSUE: 

i. — 73 Alexander A., b. July 5, 1801, N. Haven; m. Harriet 
A. Kinsley. 

2. — Almira, b. Dec. 31, 1S02; d. Dec. 18, 1S09. 

3. — 74 William, b. Dec. 9, 1805 ;'m. Margaret E.Johnson. 

4. — Mary Pierce, b. July 26, 1809; d. March, 1879. She was 
" an active and controlling influence for many years in the 
affairs of certain charitable organizations in N. Haven, 
Ct., a woman of great energy and spirit." 

5. — Helen Almira, b. April 4, 181 2; m. Seagrove W. Magill, 
June 12, 1834; educated at a Young Ladies' School in 
XJ. Haven; res. Amherst, Mass. Rev. S. W, Magill, D. 
D., b. St. Mary's, Georgia, Sept. 27, 1S10, entered Am- 
herst Coll. 1827; grad. Yale, 183 1, and studied theology, 
Princeton. Preached in Georgia, 1835-40; pastorate in 
Ohio and Vt. 1841-47; principal Female Sem., Athens, 
Ga., 1851; Cornwall parish, Vt., 1878; d. on his farm, 
Amherst, Mass., Jan. 20, 1884, of angina pectoris. Issue: 

William Alex., b. Jan. 2,1836; m. Aug. 28, i860, Matilda W. 
Smith; grad. Yale Coll. 1858; lives on his farm near Amherst, 
Mass.; four children. 

6. — Julia Webster, b. Feb. n, 1814. 

7. — Anne Loring", b. Nov. 1,9, 1816; m. James Hadley, Aug. 

13, 1851; b. M'ch 30, 1821, Fairfield, N. Y. He grad. 

Yale Coll., 1S42; became Ass't Prof, of Greek, of Yale, 

1848, and Prof, in full, 1S51 ; d. Nov. 14, 1872. She res. 

N. Haven, Ct. Issue: 

One son, Arthur Twining, b. April 23, 1856; grad. Yale, 1876, 
and was appointed Prof. Political Science of Yale, 1876. A 
prominent writer on Railway Economy; res. N. Haven, Ct. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 69 

34 William Twining, son of XT Thomas, b. 

Dec. 14, 1769, Eastham; d. Nov. 22, 1842, Tolland; 
m, Rebecca Brown, who d. Nov. 14. 1857, aged 82 
years. Owned an extensive *farm in Tolland, Mass. 
Brought his bride of seventeen to their house on a 
pavillion the day they were m. Both lived and died 
in this house, wherein all their children were born and 
lived to manhood and womanhood In 18 10 was rep- 
resentative to the general court at Boston. Wife, 
Rebecca, was a sister of Col. Sanford Brown, who kept 
hotel at the foot of Tolland Mt. ; family all Presby- 
terians. 

*Mrs. Marcus Filley's account of her grandfather's (34 Wm.) homestead 
at Tolland, Mass.: 

'" How in the name of wonder,' an expression of his, how he ever built a 
home in that wild, rough, out-of-the-way place, is more than I can imagine. 
Grandmother used to tell me that when they first lived there, bears and 
panthers would prowl around the house at night; the men were afraid to go 
out without their guns "after dark. Their house was large — two or three 
kitchens with great, large fire places, (the children could sit in one corner). 
In the second story of the house was a large room for spinning and weav- 
ing; there was a large loom there. I think it is there now (1886); both 
wool and flax was manufactured in cloth for family use." 

" G. F. had a large farm ; raised horses and cattle. They kept about 30 
or 40 cows; milking time was a busy one; every member of the family had 
a certain number of cows, every cow had a name, and the large dairy-room, 
with its churns and cheese presses, was a place of interest. He owned a saw 
mill, grist mill and dry goods store. In their large house, well filled as it 
was in my younger days, there was happiness; everything showed content- 
ment and prosperity. But what a cold place in winter! — a house built upon 
a mountain. One could look off at the West five miles — cold and bleak, 
not a stove in the house. Every morning after breakfast (a fire built one 
morning would last until the next, if it did go out the tinder box was handy) 
the men would go out, and, with a crow-bar, roll in logs covered with snow; 
first would come a great back-log that would be rolled into its place; then 
another ; then great chips on top of the logs ; then the coals that had been 
left over would be put among the chips (all this time doors open, cold com- 
ing in), then the bellows were used until the fire was well started, and with 
all the exposure no one took cold. There was health and wealth on that 
mountain." 



70 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

ISSUE: 

i. — Corinthia, b. Oct. 9, 1793; d. M'ch 10, 1838, Otis, Mass. 
m. Lester Filley, Jan. 26, 1814. T.; moved to Otis, where 
he practiced law, and from there to Lee, Mass. Was a 
distinguished lawyer, member of State Senates and filled 
other important offices. He established three Episcopal 
churches; m. secondly, Maria Wilcox, of Lanesboro, 
Mass. Issue: 

1. Caroline A., b. Feb. 6, 1 8 1 5 ; m. Marcus L. Filley, lawyer; 
res. Lansingsburgh, N. Y.; Episcopal church. 

2. William Twining, b. Jan. 27, 1817 ; lawyer; Pittsfield, Mass. 

3. Hannah Roberts, b. June 13, 1S22; d. 1840, L , N. Y. 

4. Henry Dwight, b. June 7, 1829; d. Oct. 1, 1852, Chester, 
Mass.; lawyer. 

5. Lester Bishop, b. Jan. 26, 1827, Otis; res. Troy, N. Y.; iron 
business. 

2. — Thomas, b. Aug. 30, 1795; d. Nov. 14, 1865; Gt. Barring- 
ton, Mass. Grad. Williams Coll., Mass., 1814. Spent 
two years at Litchfield law school, and studied law with 
Sam. L.Jones, of Stockbridge, Mass., whose sister Rachel, 
a beautiful and accomplished woman, he m. fall of 1S18; 
she d. 1850, dau. of *Gen, Jones of Hebron, Ct. Prac- 
ticed law in Sandisfield to 1838. Was High Sheriff of 
Berkshire Co., Mass., many years; representative in Leg- 
islature 2 or 3 times. At coll. boarded in the family of 
Lyman Beecher. Issue: 

1. Lydia Rebecca, b. Aug. 5, 1819; d. Nov. 29, 1884; m. John W. 

Fibbits of New London, Ct. ; chil. Henry T., Katie W., Ralph 
G., Edward H. Fanny C. and Harriett (Biggs) and one son 
d. inf. 

2. Rachel, b, 1821; d. inf. 

3. Samuel, b. April 19, 1822; d. Nov., 1843; coll. associate of Geo. 

P. Biggs, son of Gov. B. 

4. Clara M., b. Mch. 6, 1824; d. July 11, 1S88; m. Leonard G. 

McDonald, a retired merchant, res. Glens Falls, N. Y. "She 
was a true, loyal, loving and noble wife and woman, whom 
scarcely one ever knew but to love and admire her noble 
character." Episcopal church, in which a very handsome 
memorial window is placed to her memory. No children. 

5. Thomas, Jr., b. Sept. 1, 1826; d. Sept. 6, 1826. 

6. Thomas A., b. Nov. 26, 1827; d. June 6, 1868; single. 

* Gen. Jones was a comm. officer under George III. in the war of 1775, 
also under Washington in Col. Army, 1756, stationed at Lake George. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 71 

7. Emma B., b. June 18, 1832 ; m. Jno. Price, lawyer, who d. in 
Gt. Harrington, i860. Issue: 

1. William T., b. Dec, 1854; ins. business, Hartford, Ct. 

2. Mary Alice, b. M'ch 27, 1859. 

3. Clara, b. Feb. 14, 1861. 

8. Arthur H., b. June 5, 1836; d. Oct. 23, 1872, in Philadelphia 
hospital, result of wounds and army life in the war of '62-4; 
single. 

9. d. inf. 

3. — Louisa, b. June 17, 1797; d. June 6, 1866; m. Samuel 
Pickett, of Tolland. About 183S moved from Otis, where 
he kept tavern, to Brooklyn, N. Y.; d. April, 1852. 
Issue : 

One daughter, Julia Louisa, b. Sept. 5, 1818; d. July 28, 1885; 
m. Hiram Sears, Sept. 26, 1838, Brooklyn, where he kept a 
wholesale boot and shoe store; moved to Vail, Iowa, 1879; 
one child, Lucia (Fitch). 

4 — Caroline, b. Jan. 13, 1800; published to Samuel Cook, 
Sept. 25, 1820, Tolland. A well-to-do woman, whom 
everybody liked, and a " thorough Twining;" husband 
intemperate and left his family the last few years of his 
life; both d. in N. Y. City. Issue: 

1. Thomas, ; m. a very nice girl, but soon after ran away. 

2. Abbie Ann, ; m. Ray; she and her husband and 

little dau. were drowned when the steamer Henry Clay was 
burned on the Hudson river. 

3. Eveline, ; m. Searle; three sons and two dau.; 

res. New York City. 

4. Sarah, ; m. 

5. Chauncey, ; m. and "disappeared;" whereabouts 

not known. 

6. Stephen, ; d. 

7. Fredrick, ■ ; d. 

5. — Rebecca E., b. July 23, 1801; d. Aug. 27, 1850, Mich.; m. 
Chauncey Brown, Sept. 20, 1820; b. May 1, J 790, Homer, 
N. Y., lived in Avon, N. Y., until 1837, then moved to 
Genesee Co., Mich., until his death (in Flint), Aug. 5, 
1864; farmer; Presbyterian. Issue: 

1. Hellen, b. Nov. 26, 1821, Avon; m. Rev. F. A. Blades, of 
Flint; M. E. Ch. ; she d. Shiawasse Co., Mich., Sept. 8, 1849. 

2. Laura, b. July 14, 1825; m. in F., Jan 29, 1845, Francis King; 
b. April 30, 1820, Livingston Co., N. Y., son of James and 
Amanda; i860 moved from Genesee Co., Mich., to Kent Co. 
(Lowell), present res. Lumber merchant; Cong.; three chil. 
and one niece adopted. 

3. Alexander T., and 4. d. in infancy. 



72 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

5. Samuel P., b. May 31, 1831; d. M'ch 17, 1877, Marquette, L. 
S.; m. at Jackson, Mich., Nov- 18, 1857, Gertrude, dau. of 
William and Clarissa Wyckoff. Lived in Genesee Co , Mich., 
until 1868; architect and builder; M. E. Ch.; four chil. 

6. Daniel, b. June 28, 1836; d. Boscobel, Wis., June 6, 1876; m. 
Oct. 6, 1859, Sarah Ritter, Green Castle, Ind.; 3 chil. 

7. Chauncey C, b. Oct. 27, 1839, Grand Blanc, Mich.; d. May 

27, 1S62, in Lansing Agricultural Coll. 

6. — 75 Alfred A., b. 1804; m. Marietta Hamilton. 

7. — Julia Ann, b. Oct. 8, 1S07; d. Sept. 19, 1872, Nunda, N. 
Y.; m. Feb. 5, 1S27, by Rev. M.White, Jared Plum 
Dodge, Tolland; b. Aug. 25, 1800, Amsterdam, N. Y.; 
moved soon to Nunda, N. Y., present residence. Promi- 
nent business man and farmer; held many offices of trust; 
Presbyterian. Issue: 

1. Alfred C, b. Feb. 14, 1830, Tuscarora, N. Y.; m. Katie E 
Bugen, Sept, 2, 1856; merchant; Nunda; 3 chil. 

2. Chauncey B., b. Oct. 24, 1831; m. Sarah M. Kiggs, M'ch 12, 
1S56, Mt. Morris, N. Y.; d. of camp fever in army, Jul v 6, 
1862; his wife, first white child b. at Fenton, Mich., Oct. 12, 
1836; Episcopal Ch. 

3. William Twining, b. Sept. 9, 1834; d. Sept. 18, 1887, Willard 
Insane Asylum, N. Y., where he had been 4 mo.; m. Harriet 
Bugen, Nov. 25, 1858; b. Sept. 20, 1837, Scipio, N. Y.; chil. 

4. Jared P., Jr., b. April 9, 1838, Union Corners, N. Y.; m. Julia 
Carpenter, Feb. 8, 1859; b. Aug. 22, 1839; chil. 

5. Julia Louisa, b. M'ch 6, 1843, Tuscarora, N. Y. ; m. Joseph 
Eastwood, April 5, 1865; b. May 10, 1839, Liverpool, England; 
resided Rochester, N. Y., St. Paul, Minn., and Bay City, 
Mich., 1866, present res. ; merchant and lumber dealer; Epis- 
copal church; one dau., Lucia L., b. Jan. 31, 1865, St. Paul. 

The writer has had many delightful " pen talks " with 
"cousin Julia." 

8. — Sophronia, b. Dec. 23, 181 1; m. Aug. 12, 1835, Dennison 
Slocum, of Tolland; farmer, who d. Oct. 31, 1880, aged 
81 ; wid. lives in T. (1889). Issue: 

1. P. L — ; res. T. 

2. , a dau. who d. 

3. Francis. 

4. Joseph. 

5. Alexander. 

9. — Stephen, b. Oct. 12, 181 2; m. first, Ann M. Hamilton 
(sister of his bro. 75 Alfred's first wife) about 1833, who 
d. Feb. 2, 1837, T., aged 22; m. secondly, Haphalonia 
Beach, M'ch 22, 1838, by Rev. William Harrison; b. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 73 

Feb. 14, 18 14. In 1S54, moved from Tolland to Tusca- 
rora, N. Y., and to Nunda, 1857, present res.; farmer; d. 
1888, Oct. 2 2d. Issue by 1st and 2d wives: 

1. Henry, b. Feb. 2, 1S34; d. Sept., 1851, Tuscarora. 

2. Lycurgus, b. May 7, 1840 ; d. April 9, 1S65; wounded at 
Beritonville and d. at Hospital, Goldsborough, N. C. ; single. 

3. Corintha E., b. Feb. 14, 1842; d. Feb. 22, 1845. 

4. Romulus R., b. May 16, 1844; d. Feb. 29, 1845. 

5. Corintha E., b. July 15, 1847; m. Garrett Miller; grist mill, 
Tuscarora; one chil., Mary L., b. Aug. 3, 1875. 

6. Mary L., b. Jan. 7, 1853; d. Feb. 22, 185S. 

10. — 76 Alexander H., b. Dec. 25, 1814; m. Laura Tinker. 

OO William Twining, son of 18 Elijah; b. 

Nov. 13, 1763 E.: d. Nov. 12, 1846, Tolland; m. 

Tabiatha Smith, d. Jan. 25, 1854, aged 88 years. A 

very prudent woman. Farmer: buried on Tolland Mt. : 

chil. all born at Tolland. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Betsey, b. Sept. 13, 1 7S7 ; m. Abraham Crane, who d. 
April, i860; published Sept. 30, 1811; one son, Alex- 
ander, b. 1812, T. 

2. — 77 "William, b. June 14, 1789; m. Ovanda Fowler. 

3. — 78 Elijah, b. Aug. 25, 1792; m. Almira More. 

4. — 79 Hiram, b. M'ch 31, 1794; m. Lovey Peace. 

5. — 80 Joseph, b. M'ch 27, 1796; m. Rachel Lewis. 

6. — Lucinda, b. Nov. 9, 1798; d. 1885, Copenhagen, N. Y.; m. 

Levi Waters. Issue: 

-\ 

Lyman, Joseph, Nelson, Robert and William; all living (1888), 
one in C. 

7. — Lyman, b. April 5, 1801; d. Sept. 6, 1874, New Boston, 
Mass. A farmer, who held many town offices; became 
blind 5 or 6 years before death; Cong. Ch.; m. first, 
Paulina M. Shepard, b. June 30, 1805; d. July 1, 1833; 
m. secondly, Polly Henry, March 28, 1835; d. Feb. 20, 
1875, aged 68 years; chil. only by first wife. Issue: 

I. Sarah, b. May 2, 1832: d. Aug. 22, 1864; grad. LeRoy (N. Y.) 
Female Acad., 1854 I m - Seymour A. Tingier, of Webster, 
Mass., Nov. 25, 1857; b. at Tolland and d. July 23, 1888, East 



74 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

Tompson, Ct, aged 58 years; grad. Williams Coll., 1855; 
members M. E. Church. Children : Lyman Twining (attor- 
ney), res. Rockville, Ct., and Sarah Paulina, res. Tolland, 
Mass. 
2. Paulina M., b. June, 1833; grad. Mt. Holyoke Female Sem.; 
d. Dec. 21, 1854. 

8. — Philina, b. March 25, 1S03; d. in Freedom, Portage Co., 
Ohio; m. W. Strickland; two daughters. 

9. — Nelson, b. Dec. 25, 1806; d. Oct. 31, 1S31 ; merchant, New- 
Boston, Mass. 
10. — Milo, b. 1812; d. Nov. 9, 1821, Tolland. 

36 Eleazer Twining, son of J g Elijah; b. 
May 29, 1765 E.: d. May 30, 1829, Tolland: m. Mercy 
Smith, dau. of Eleazer of Sandisfield : d. Feb. 12, 1839. 
He was a devoted and influential member of the Con. 
Ch. At one time when dissentions had arisen in the 
church, he paid the pastor, Rev. Harrison's salary, 
amounting to two hundred dollars: farmer. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Abigail, b. Jan. 12, 1796; d. July 4, 1884; published to Loyal 
Humprey, Nov. 15, 1812. Issue: 

1. John, who d. in Va. 

2. Mary, m. James Daniels. 

3. Charles, m. four wives. 

2. — Ruth, b.July 16, 1797; d. about 1878; m. Lester Moore, 
1816; one child, Mary, who m. Strawhacker. 

3. — 8J. Barnabas, b. M'ch 1, 1S00; m. Harriett Phelps. 

a, Judah, b. June 2, 1805; d. Sept. 1, 1885; m. Clarissa Smith, 

Sept. 7, 183S, Tolland; widow, res. Hartland, Mass. 
Issue : 

1. A daughter. 

2. Charles, d. April 20, 1863, from wounds received in the 
battle of Irish Bend. 

r Polly, b. April 26, 1808; d. Sept. 17, 18S2, Riverton, Ct ; 

m. Lauren Smith, Feb. 22, 183 1. Lost three children in 
youth. One son, Riley W., b. Jan. 22, 1836, m. Ann 
Cleveland, May 13, i860. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 75 



37 



Judah Twining, son of 18 Elijah, b. Jan. 
21, 1774, E,; d. Aug. 27, 1854, Tolland; m. Catharine 
Fowler, Nov. 19, 1806; d. May 19, 1844, aged 67 
yrs, A very benevolent man; devoted member of 
Cong. Ch, ; noted for his fat cattle and hogs. Col, 
Samuel Pickett worked for him one summer. Always 
walked with two canes, owing to numerous corns upon 

the bottoms of his feet. 

ISSUE. 

1. — Emoline, b. Dec. 6. 1807; d. Dec. 20, 1807. 

2. — 82 Philander F., b. May 6, 1809; m. Sarah A. Shepard. 

3. — Lois, b. May 8, 1811; d. Mar. 16, 1836; m. Rev. Joel 

Talcott, Oct. 3, 1829; moved soon to Wellington, Ohio. 

Rev. T. b. Oct. 12, 1797, Vernon, Ct., and educated at 

Yale Coll.; 10 years minister at W.; d. Dec. 28, '71. 

Issue : 

1. Henrietta M., m. Joseph Twining, son of 78 Elijah Twining. 

2. Annete L., b. Wellington, April 19, 1834; in. first, John 
Foote, of Fitchville, Ohio, Oct. 13, 1857, who d. in Hartland, 
O., May 26, 1872; Baptist; one son; m. secondly, Henry Ham- 
mond, Oct. 13, 1873; res - Hartland, O.; farmers; Baptist. 

3. A son, who d. inf. 

4. — Cathrine, b. Dec. 15, 1S15; m. Dr. Samuel C. Parsons, 
Sept. 10, 1833. He practiced medicine 40 years in West- 
ern Mass.; went to Kansas City, Mo., 1873, and d. Oct. 3, 
'85, of paralysis, aged 76, wealthy. Wid. res. in K. City 
(1886). Issue: 

Hurburt C, Samuel /., Burton 7\, Cathrine J.; all dead but one 
grand child. 

t$G> Lewis Twining, son of 18 Elijah; b. April 
ii, 1777, E.; d. July 18, 1821, Newark, Ohio; m. 
Jennett Smith, dau, of Deacon S,, of Sandisfield, April 
25, 1800; b. Jan. 4, 1780; d. Nov. 6, 1827, Delaware 
Co., Ohio. Sold the property his father gave him in 



76 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

north part of Tolland for six thousand dollars, and in 
18 1 5 moved to Granville, Ohio; invested in land and 
water privileges, which at his death was all lost through 
an avaricious creditor. The dam was afterward swept 
away and the land covered with gravel and dirt, so it 
was never after cultivated; supporter of Pres. Ch. 

ISSUE: All but last b. in Tolland. 

i. — Almira, b. Sept. 12, 1S03; d. Dec. 20, 18S3, Granville, Ohio; 
m. Rev. Samuel Rose, M'ch 31, 1826; b. July 25, 1800, 
East Granville, Mass. (His father, Timothy Rose, was 
one of the purchasing agents for and founder of a colony 
removing from Mass. to G., Ohio, in the fall of 1805; he 
was a judge and deacon of Pres. Church; d. 1S13.) En- 
tered Pres. ministry about 1828; grad. O. University; a 
prominent lecturer on theological and moral subjects; d. 
Jan. io, 1857, New Lexington, O. His ancestry were 
Scotch and first settled at E. Granville, Mass., 1741. 
(While Abigail, his great grandmother, lived, she had over 
450 living descendants; d. aged 103). Issue: 

1. Samuel L., b. May 28, 1827; d. at Chattanooga, of wounds 
received at the battle of Chicamauga, Oct. 21, 1863; Serg't 
113 Ohio Vol. Inft, deacon of Pres. Church. 

2. Timothy D., b. Aug. 19, 1829; teacher and farmer. In 1862, 
Capt. Co. K., 96 111. Vol. Inft. In 1867, commission business, 
Chicago; 1871, Manistee, Mich.; 1887, res. Des Moines, Iowa; 
m. and has children. 

3. Almira J., b. Nov. 30, 1830; m. P. R. Eddy; res. Hartford, 
Ohio. 

4. Lydia, b. Feb. 18, 1833; res. Granville. 

5. Samantha M., b. July 20, 1840; m. Henry Hadley. 

6. Enoch A., b. July 3, 1846; d July 4, 1879. Five other children 
died in infancy. 

2. — Lewis, b. Aug. 14, 1S05; d. July 4, 182 1, Newark, O. 

3. — 83 Merrick S., b. July 13, 1807; m. Corintha Clark. 

4. — Lauriston, b. Nov. 9, 1809; d. Feb. 20, 1841, Fredonia, O.; 

m. Mary Robinson, M'ch 20, 1831; one son, who d. 

young. 
5-—84 Edward W., b. Oct. 5, 1S14; m. Adelia Weed. 
6. — Darius N., b. Feb. 11, 1818; d. May i, 1820. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 77 



39 



Nathan Twining, son of 19 Jonathan; b, 
M'ch 8, 1755, Orleans, Mass ; drowned atAlstead } N. 
H., at the age of 95; he went out in the evening near 
his house and fell into a brook, which resulted as above 
given; his early life was spent at sea; served through- 
out the Revolutionary struggle, after which he settled 
in N. H,, where he married; removed to Alstead, N. 
H., prior to 1790, evidently not far from his first resi- 
dence. Is said to have been "An honest man, much 
interested in religion and frequently took part in prayer 
meetings;" Cong, 

" The Gilsum Hist., N. H.," states that he had four 
children; this, however, is disproved by his grand- 
children, who claim he had only two; m. Sarah Clay- 
ton, who was found dead in bed by her husband at A. 

ISSUE: t 
1.— 85 Jonathan, b. Nov. 9, 1790; m. Eliza Ann Fessenden. 
2. — Tabitha, m. Clayton, her uncle. Issue: 



1. Sylvenus, who was blind. 

2. Richard, m. but had no chil. 



40 



Barnabas Twining, son of \Q Jonathan; b. 
May 14, 1767, Orleans; cl. Jan. 3, 1847, in his 81st 
year at O. ; m. Rebecca Rogers, M'ch 15, 1796; b. 
Nov. 17, 1769; d. Dec. 28, 183 1. She was admitted to 
Orleans Church, July 31, 1803, at which time her three 
eldest children were baptized by Rev. Bascom. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Tabitha, b. Sept. 24, 1796, Orleans; d. Feb. 29, 1SS0, Bos- 
ton; m. fir s£, Joseph Cole, 1820; b. Eastham, Aug. 9, 



78 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

1799; d. B., April 9, 1836; seaman; Baptist; m. secondly, 
Heman Crosby; b. Brewster, Mass.; d. Dedham, Mass., 
1859; teamster, Unitarian. Issue by first m. 

1. Rebecca R., b. Jan. 24, 1821 ; d. inf., O. 

2. James T , b. June 5, 1S22 ; d. Oct. 19, 1831, B. 

3. Joseph, b. Aug. 20, 1825; d. July 29, 1826, B. 

4. Joseph, b. Oct. 9, 1826; d. Sept. f, 1828, B. 

5. George H., b. Aug. 30, 1829; d. Feb. 15, 1832. 

6. James T. (twin), b. Feb. 3, 1836; m. Roxannah F. Grandj, of 
Vt. ; res. Boston Highlands, Mass.; children. 

7. Joseph H. (twin), b. Feb. 3, 1836; m. Sarah M. Eagles, of 
Novia Scotia; res. Jamacia Plain, Mass.; chil. 

2. — John, b. Sept. 26, 1798; d. M'ch 22, 1850, Orleans alms- 
house; unm.; weak intellect. 

3. — 86 Ebenezer, b. April 4, 1801; m. Meribah Small. 

4. — James (twin), b.July 11, 1804; d. June 30, 1805. 

5. — Joel (twin), b.July 11, 1804; d. Aug. 12, 1852, Orleans 
almshouse; unm.; weak intellect. 



41 



Abner Twining, son of 20 Barnabas; b, 
Jan, 20, 1772, Eastham; d. Feb. 1, 1850, Frankfort, 
Maine; m. first, Mary, dau. of Heman Snow, Dec, 19, 
1793; b. Nov, 5, 1769, E.; d, June 18, 1851; m. 
secondly, Mrs Small, Nov, 8, 1851. u He was a re- 
markable man, above the common stamp in regard to 
intellect and acquirements." He could always "carry 
the day " at Town and other meetings. Moved soon 
after m. to Frankfort, Maine, where he was engaged 
in teaching in the public schools for many years, and 
filling, at different times, town offices. Was wealthy, 
owning an extensive farm cleared in the wilderness; 
he and his descendants about all Universalists. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Mary, b. Oct. 29, 1794, F,; m. Edward Snow about 1819, 
F. They lived and d. at F.: farmer. Issue: 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 79 

i. Williamson Twining, b. June I, 1820; d. Brookfield, Mo., 
June 26, 1886, where he was P. M. 20 years. Moved to Mo, 
1858; merchant; children. 

2. George, b. about 1824; d. 1878, Bangor, Maine; Capt. of a 
steamboat for many years; a man of honorable mention; 
children. 

3. Elvira W.,b. about 1826; in. and kept hotel 35 years in Union, 
Me.; a very estimable woman; res. U. 

4. Henry O., b. Jan., 1830; m. and has one of the finest farms in 
Waldo Co, Me.; res. Winterfort, Me.; 4 chil. 

5. James; a well-known citizen of Brewer, Me.; one chil. 

6. Albert, d. aged about 21 yrs. 

2. — Abigail, b. Nov. 25, 1796, F.; m. Jeremiah Wardwell. 
Both d. at Winterport, where an only son, James Ward- 
well, a prominent citizen, res. 

3.— Thankful, b. July 28, 1798; d. Oct. 1, 1S48, unm. 

4. — Chloe, b. Feb. 25, 1800; m. James Downs. A dau., Mrs. 
R. A. Shaw, is the wife of one of Winterfort's most pros- 
perous farmers. 

5. — Abner, J., b. Nov. 6, 1801; d. Nov. 16, 1849: single. 

6. — David, b. April 4, 1803; d. M'ch 31, 1848: single. 

7. — Nathan, b. June 12, 1805; d. about 1S67 ; m. Lucretia 
Woodman, of F., Dec. 4, 1834; d. about 1877; farmer 
near F.: no issue. 

8. — Sarah, b. Sept. 5, 1808; d. Dec. 1, 1826: unm. 

9. — 87 Addison, b. June 24, 1810; m. Emeline Colson. 
10.— Williamson, b. May 25, 1813; d. M'ch 5, 1816. 
11. — 88 Harrison, b. Nov. 14, 1814; m. Olive Higgins. 

TEW Jonathan Twining, son of 21 Prince; b. 

M'ch 25, 1775, Orleans; d, 1799 a in the war or at 
sea," where he went soon after m,; m. Tamzin Snow, 
M'ch 2, 1797, O. In 1800 she went to Pig Island 
Maine, where she m.Mr. Lake about 1809, then moved 

to Powell, Me. 

ISSUE: 

1. — 89 Jonathan, b. May 13, 1799, O.; m. Sukey Linnell. 
2. — Tamzin (twin), b. May 13, 1799,0.; went with her mother 
to Maine when nine months old; m. Abner Knight, of 

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80 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

Powell, Me., and removed to East Boston, Mass., about 
1840, where she d. 1SS3: he d. some years previous. 
Issue: Two children. 

4fi Prince Twining, son of 2X Prince; b. April 
30, 1783, O.; d. Dec. 25, i860, Lisle, Broome Co., N. 
Y ; m. Mary, dau. of Capt. Seth Higgins, Feb. 18, 
181 1. A sailor up to 18 18, when he moved from 
Orleans to Boylstown, N. Y. About 1820 settled in 
Broome Co., where he was engaged in farming re- 
mainder of life. Was an intelligent man, well propor- 
tioned, medium size. She was " aristocratic in feel- 
ing; " d, after i860: Presbyterians. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Seth H., b. Feb. 20, 1812, O.; m. first, wid. Parnell Fox, 
Feb. 20, 1836; d. in Oneida Co., N. Y., Oct. 8, 1862; m. 
second, Sarah Eddy, " an old school teacher and a splendid 
writer," Jan. 17, 1880. Removed from Broome Co. to 
Oneida Co., N. Y., about i860; farmer; at one time kept 
hotel at Lenox. A heavy set man, broad shouldered, 
athletic, and above the average in business ability. These 
were characteristics of his brothers; Free Thinker; blind 
in latter life; res. Oneida, N. Y. Issue by first wife; 

1. Seth R , b. July 29, 1841 ; d. Jan. 5, 1863, in Washington, D. 
D., hospital during army service; member Co. H., 117th Reg. 
N. Y. 

2. Lyman E., b. May 3, 1843 ; d. Nov. 1 1, 1858. 

3. Ellen J., b. Oct. 23, 1846; d. Nov. 16, 1858. 

4 Emma S , b. May 1, 1848; d. Oct. 3, 1862. Issue: by second 

wife: 
5. Florence Eda, b. April 20, 1881. 

2. — Francis, b. Feb., 18 14, O.; d. Sept. 28, 1870, Auburn, N. 
Y.; m. Sarah J. Dakin (wid.) Feb. 8, 1839, Geneva, N. 
Y.; d. Sept. 18, 1S70. Run a line of stages from G. to 
Lyons at one time. In 1844 to 1867 kept hotel, Cayuga, 
N. Y. A man of good character, quiet and un- 
obstrusive. Issue : 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 81 

i. Frances S., b. Nov. 17, 1839; m. M. D. Townsend, of San 
Francisco, Cal., M'ch 12, 1S61 ; d. June 11, 1880; a speculator 
in mining stocks; children; wid. res. San Leandro, Almeda 
Co., Cal., formerly of Coffin's Summit, N. Y. 

2. Josephine A., b. Aug. 28, 1841 ; m. John A. Davis, of Spring- 
port, N. Y., June 11, 1867; chil.; res. Springport, N. Y. ; 
farmer. 

3. Edgar O., b. July 8, 1844; d Oct. 27, 1879, °f typhoid fever, 
Michigan City, Ind. ; in the army, but taken prisoner at 
Harper's Ferry and released at Chicago, 111.; unmarried. 

3. — Joseph B., b. M'ch, 1816, O.; d. June 17, 1854, Lisle, 
Broome Co., N. Y.; m. Eliza Stoddard, Sept. 9, iS4i,by 
Rev. Babbitt, dau. of James and Rhoda (Hyde) Stoddard. 
Followed lumbering several years, and then kept hotel at 
Binghamton, N. Y. Wid. again, m. James Rowland, 
and about 1S66 moved to 111. Is now (1888) wid. again; 
res. with her eldest dau.; res. Minneapolis, Minn. Issue: 

1. Ellen, m. Philo Meachem; res. M. Minn. 

2. Alice. 

4. — Mary, b. doubtless at Orleans; d. 1859, Lisle, N. Y.; m. 
first, probably — — Brown, and secondly, Geo. Owen, 
who was a Lieutenant in 137th Vol. N. Y., and shot at the 
battle of Lookout Mt. No issue. 

5. — Lucy, b. 18215 m. first, Lathrop Rood (deceased); m. 

secondly, Gay lor; farmer; Presbyterian. "A fat, 

fussy, feeble-minded old woman;" res. Centre Lisle, N. 
Y. Issue: by first husband: 

1. Andrew, d. July, 1878, Cortland, N. N. ; m. Miss Roop 
(cousin). Children: Ina, Hattie and Florence; res. C. 

2. Reuben; d. Centre Lisle. 

3. Frank ; d. Centre Lise. 

4. Anna, b. about 1854; m - Lusk. Chil.: Fred, and Ed. 

5. Mary, d. 

6. — Jane, d. Oneida Co., N. Y., at the birth of a son; m. War- 
ren Potter. One child, Jay Potter, who res. Stockbridge, 
N. Y. 

7. — John, d. inf. 



SEVENTH GENERATION. 

TTTC Charles Twining, son of JJ2 Stephen; b. 
Troy, N, Y., Aug. 9, 1820; m. first, Eliz. H. West, at 
Forrest Particular Meeting, Dec, 7, 1842, dau. of Mah- 
lon and Mary, of Harford Co,, Md.; b. Jan. 29, 1821; 
d. Yardly, Bucks Co,, Feb 3, 1884; m, secondly, Han- 
nah Y. Bunting, Sept., 1886; b. Nov. 8, 1823, dau. of 
Joseph and Sarah (Yardley) Paul; Friends; "burner 
and shipper of lime; " res. Newtown, Pa. 

ISSUE. 

1. — 90 Stephen B., b. Jan. 19, 1844; m. Latetia Warner. 
2.— 91 Edward W., b. M'ch 4, 1846; m. Mary Smith Walker. 
3. — Mary E., b. M'ch 27, 1849; m. Franklin Eastburn, Oct. 28, 
1869; farmer; res. Edgewood, Pa. Issue: 

1. Sarah C, b. M'ch 26, 1871. 

2. Charles Twining, b. Sept. 10, 1873. 

4. — Emma, b. Aug. 25, 185 1; m. R.Franklin Schofield, June 
1, '76; farmer; res. N. Issue: 

1. William L., b. Feb. 28, 1881. 

2. Edw. Twining (twin), b. Feb. 7, 18S4. 

3. Joseph (twin), b. Feb. 7, 1884. 

5. — Charles P., b. Jan. 13, 1854; d.Jan. 21, 1864. 
6.— Rebecca R., b. M'ch 7, 1856; m. Watson G. Large, Feb. 
10, 1886; res. Yardley, Pa. Issue: 
1. Eliz. Twining, b. M'ch 14. 1887. 
7.— William R., b. April 4, 1858; d.Jan. 25, 1864. 
8. — Adeline, b. June 14, i860; d. Oct. 25, 1862. 
9.— Sarah S., b. Sept. 26, 1862; d. M'ch 19, 1864. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 83 

4tO John Twining, son of 23 Thomas; b. Dec. 
2, 1784, Quakertown, N. J.; d. Waterloo, Jefferson Co. 
Wis., Feb. 8. 1875; m. first, Sarah Palmer, Feb. 15^ 
1807, Q.; b. Dec. 10, 1787,0.; d. Boston, Erie Co., 
N. Y., M'ch 4, 1825; m. secondly, Sarah, dau. of 
* Aaron and Jane Hampton, June 7, 1826, Boston; cL 

Feb, 5, 1883, Waterloo; b. Aug. 4, 1807. 

" His was an earnest, toiling, struggling life, busy and full 
of good works. Overlaping the fourth generation from his 
birth, accumulated experiences had given him wisdom rarely 
excelled. The honored recipient of a public office for four- 
teen successive years, he grew in public favor and trust. A 
volunteer of the 1812 war; a pioneer in western N. Y., he felled 
the forest and reared with his own hands shelter for his increas- 
ing family. His life four times in jeopardy, once from fire, 
twice from the assassin, and oft in battle, he was graciously 
spared to rear his family and bless his friends. Powerful in 
debate, eloquent in conversation, an inveterate hater of slavery, 
he exerted all his influence to its downfall and extinction." 

Came with his father to western N. Y., where he followed 
farming until Aug., 1844, wnen ne settled near Waterloo, Wis., 
where he lived the remainder of his life. Owned much land. 
A remarkably strong and healthy man through life: Quaker. 

ISSUE by First Wife: 

1. — David, b. Sept. 9, 1807, Quakertown, N. Y.; d. Aug. 1S65, 
Lima, Rock Co., Wis.; farmer: single. 

* Aaron Hampton, b. 1780, N. J.; moved to Boston, Erie Co., N. Y., 
about 1816, where he d. 1855. A "Quaker of the most faithful kind;" 
farmer, wheelwright and nurseryman. His father, David, b. 1757, Bucks 
Co., Pa., and d. there 1790, son of John and Ann (Croasdale) Hampton, b. 
1724; d. 1775. She was a minister of Friends Society; d. 1796, all of 
Bucks Co., Pa. John Hampton was the son of Joseph and Mary (Camby), 
of N.J. , who came to Bucks; m. 1722, where he d., 1794, aged 97. 



84 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

2. — Charles, b. Feb. 20, 1809; d. 1S81, Buffalo, N. Y., unsound 
mind: lived with Levi Bunter, Eden, N. Y.: single. 

3. — Susan, b. Nov. 20, 1810, Willink, Erie Co., N. Y.; d. Feb. 
20, 1851, Wis.; m.John Webb, 1833. A kind and gentle 
woman. Issue: 

1. Clark T., b Jan. 27, 1834; m. Nov. 1858, Harriett E. Lan- 
caster; res. Union Centre, Wis.; chil. 

2. John ; d. infancy. 

3. Geo. W., b. Feb. 1, 1838; d. M'ch 2, 1878; m. Nellie Norcoss; 
res. Fort Atkinson, Wis.; merchant; Cong. 

4. Horace; d. young. 

5. Henry, b. May 18, 1842; d. Sept. 26, 1862. 

6. John; d. young. 

7. Alvira, b. Nov. 3, 1846; m.John Hoag, Sept. 15, 1869. 

4. — Thomas, b. June 12, 1812; d.June 18, 1S15. 

5.— Sarah A. (Sally), b. Feb. 10, 1814; d. Feb. 3, 1838; Eden, 
Erie Co., N. Y. 

6. — Thomas, b. May 25, 1816; d. M'ch 20, 1864, Medina, 
Wis.; m. his brother, John Heely's, widow, Oct. 27, 1846; 
farmer; converted on his death bed. Issue: 

1. Ellen Sophia, b. Dec. 15, 1847, Waterloo, Wis.; m. Samuel R 
Seaver, Nov. 11, 1866; b. Oct. 27, 1834; druggist; res. Te- 
cumseh, Neb. Children : 

1. Arthur Twining, b. Sept. 5, 1867. 

2. Edwin H., b. Sept. 22, 1869. 

3. Burt E., b. Jan. 20, 1872. 

4. Dora E., b. Feb. 18, 1874. 

5. Sarah E., b. Sept. 1, 1877. 

6. Samuel R., b. April 11, 1884. 

2. Alice Arvilla, b. Nov. 24, 1853; m. Sam. Stoffer or Spoffer, 
1878; chil.: Don Lewis, who d. young and Victor, b. Feb. 
27, 1881. 

7.— John Heeley, b. Feb. 4, 1818; d. July 27, 1845, Milton, 
Wis.; m. Ann, dau. of Capt. Lewis, of Tubbs Hollow, 
Erie Co., N. Y., Dec. 25, 1838. "He acquired a good 
education, was a ready talker, a good debater, a good 
civil engineer and the People's candidate for Territorial 
Legislature of Wis. at the time of his death. Powerful 
in body, robust in health, he was stricken down in a day." 
His wid., Ann, b. July 4, 1817; d. Jan. 22, 1868; m. 
Thomas Twining (brother) Oct. 27, 1846; M. E. Ch. 
Issue : 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 85 

1. Susan A., b. April 9, 1840, Boston, Erie Co., N. Y. ; m. first, 
Theo. Weed, Dec. 30, 1854, Waterloo, who d. Nov. 24, 1864, 
at Cairo, 111., while on his way home from the army; m. 
secondly, Wm. R. Roach, Sept. 16, 1866; native of Penn.; 
farmer; res. Menominee, Wis. Children by first husband: 

1. Geo. H., b. May 7, 1856, Adams Co., Wis. 

2. Nellie A., b. July 12, 1858, Waterloo; d. July 30, 1859, 

Kan. 

3. Adelia, b. May 5, 1861, Dane Co., Wis. By second 

husband: 

4. Mary A., b. Dec. 12, 1867, W. 

5. Hettie, b. M'ch 12, 1872, W. 

6. James W., b. Oct. 30, 1874, w - 

7. Frank, b. July 8, 1877, Hay River, Wis. 

8. Florence M., b. July 6, 1881, Sherman, Wis. 

2. John Quincy, b. June 26, 1843; d. Pilot Knob, Mo., M'ch 22, 
1862; member of Co. C, nth Wis. Inf.; unmarried. 

8.— Margaret, b. M'ch 14, 1820; d. M'ch 9, 1825. 

9. — Jane, b. Sept. 4, 1822; vn.Jirst, Simeon Griffith, 1840; b. 
Aug. 1821; d.Jan. 14, 1861, Medina, Wis.; farmer; M. 
E. Ch.; m. secondly, Munson Tousley, M'ch 24, 1S62; b. 
M'ch 16, 1814; druggist; d. Feb. 4, 1SS9; res. Olivet, 
Wis. She is member of M. E. Ch. and he of the " Chris- 
tian Science Healer." Issue: 

1. Irwin, b. about 1841. 

2. Eleanor, m. William Bowers; res. Waterloo, Wis.; chil.: Ida 
J., Julia E., Chloe E., Amos F., Alice, James and Lewis. 

3. William, d. inf. 

4. Ann M., d. inf. 

5. Julia A., b. Feb. 1, 1850, Stony Brook, Wis.; m. twice. 

6. Albian, b. June 3, 1863; m., res. Warren, 111. 

10. — Marvin, b. Aug. 25, 1824; drowned, July, 1844, Rock 
Co., Wis.; unm. 

ISSUE by second wife, b. in Erie Co., N. Y., except last one: 

11. — 92 Aaron, b. M'ch 31, 1827; m. Mary Lyons. 

12. — James, b. Sept. 23, 1828; d. June 4, 1829. 

13. — Hugh, b. Feb. 26, 1830; m. Nov. 29, 1867, Almira A. 
Fields; b. Aug. 8, 1841. Rambled about in Nev. and 
Cal. prior to m.; merchant; Quaker; res. Georgetown, 
Col. Issue: 

1. Sarah L., b. M'ch 24, 1S69, Medina, Wis. 

2. Florence A., b. Nov. 15, 1873, Medina, Wis. 

3. Warren H., b. Jan. 12, 1876, Medina, Wis. 



86 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 



14. — Elizabeth, b. June 3, 1832; m. Calvin Perry, Nov. 22, 
1848; b. Nov. 3, 1827; farmer; M. E. Ch.; res. Fort At- 
kinson, Wis. Issue: 

1. Jennie, b. Dec. 2, 1853, Dodge Co., Wis.; m. Jan. 20, 1874, 
Geo. Stephenson; b. Nov. 13, 1845; farmer; res. Fort At- 
kinson. 

2. Harrison E., b. Sept. 29, 1864, Adams Co., Wis.; m. June 20, 
1886, Mary A. Lieberman, b. May 3, 1866; teacher; preparing 
for the ministry ; M. E. Ch. ; res. Fort Atkinson. 

15. — 93 Nathan C, b. Sept. 27, 1S34; m. Phebe Ann Barber. 




Prof. N. C. Twining, Sr., 

Supt. and Prin. Riverside Public Schools, Cal. Maj. 3rd Cal. Reg't. 
(See under family head, 93.) 

16.— Margaret, b. July n, 1836; d. April 30, 1838. 

17.— Phineus Elijah, b. Feb. 7, 1839; m. Feb. 1864, Jane E. 
Thomas. (See 46 Charles.) Enlisted same month (Feb.) 
in 36th Wis. Vol., 1st Serg't Co. F.,and was wounded in 
the battle of the Wilderness, June 3, '64, and d. Oct. 15th 
following at Philadelphia, Pa., his brother, Nathan C, 
being with him when he d. and brought his body home. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 87 

His last words were: "I have given myself a willing 
sacrifice. I die content. If the enemy is subdued, the 
Union restored, you need not regret my death. Bury me 
in the home cemetery." " Was liberally educated, of 
pleasing address and commanded the highest respect of 
all who knew him. A very successful school teacher;" 
Baptist; home, Waterloo; no children. " Requiescat in 
pace." 

1 8.— 94 Henry Harrison, b. Feb. n, 1841; m. Hattie E. 
Miller. 

19. — 95 Peter Slater, b. Feb. 27, 1844; m. Cornelia Z. Cooper. 

20. — John, Jr., b. Feb. 20, 1846, Waterloo; d.Jan. 5, 1854. 



46 



Charles Twining, son of 23 Thomas; b. 
July 20, 1789, Quakertown, Pa.; d. Farmington, War- 
ren Co,, Pa., April 18, 1871 ; m, Betsey Boutwell about 
1811; b. July 4, 1785; d. Sept, 6, 1871, F. Moved 
from Erie Co , N, Y., where his children were born, to 
Potoci, Grant Co , Wis., about 1855, wnere ne resided 
on his farm to within a few weeks of his death, which 
occurred as above stated, from bleeding at the lungs. 
Was a cripple from boyhood, caused by an injury to a 
foot by a horse, and always used crutches; tailor by 
trade; Quaker. None of his family could read or write. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Amanda, b. May 19, 1812; m. Thomas Widdifield, b. Nov. 
22, 1811; d. Nov. 28, 1SS7; farmer; Quaker; res. Rus- 
sell, Warren Co., Pa. Issue: 

1. Charles, b. Aug. 5, 1834; m. ; res. Russell, Pa. 

2. Ljdia A., b. M'ch 30, 1836; d. Sept. 27, 1889; m. Wm. Way; 
res. R. 

3. Thomas J., b. June 29, 1838; farmer; m. twice. 

4. Sarah J., b. M'ch 2, 1840; d. Sept. 18, 185S. 

2. — Betsey E., b. 1814; m. Sept. 27, 1834, J°hn Hampton, 
brother to the wife of 45 John Twining; d. Oct. 14, 1870; 
shed. 1873, Wis. Issue: 



88 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

i. Jane E., b. July 2, 1835; m * first, Theo. Thomas, who was 
drowned in Wis. river; m. secondly, Elijah Twining, son of 
45 John, Feb. 23, 1864; m. thirdly, Fulton L. Miner, M'ch 7, 
1866; res. Cedar City, Mo.; 6 or 7 chil. 

2. Sophia, b. Nov. 19, 1837; m. Phineas Walker, Nov. 26, 1857; 
res. Lancaster, Wis.; chil. 

3. — Thomas, b. Dec. 16, 1815; m.Jirst, Udora Walker about 
1842, Erie Co., N. Y. They separated and he married 
again, Jane Morgan, and settled in Warren Co., Pa.; res. 
Russell; farmer. Issue by first wife: 

1. Thomas Q., d. Helena, Ark., Aug. 14, 1863; member of 5th 
Wis., V. I. 

2. Ellen, lives with her mother in Hamburgh, Erie Co., N. Y. 

4. — 96 Chapin, b. Jan. 16, 1817; m. wid. Kee. 

5. — Elwood, b. June 29, 1819; returned from Cal. about 1866 

to Pa., blind and has been in Warren Co. asylum ever 

since; unm. 

6. — John, b. Sept. 15, 1821; d. Aug. 29, r862, serving in the 
Federal army at Arlington Heights, Va. 

7. — Mary S., b. Dec. 11, 1823; m. Amandus Sherwood, April, 
1856; resided at Marshall, Dane Co., Wis., where they 
both died, 1857; no chil. 

4« Thomas Twining, son of 23 Thomas; b. 
Jan. 13, 1 80 1, Quakertown, N J.; m Sarah, dau. of 
*Ben. and Rachel Kester, Sept. 27, 1820; b. Dec. 19, 
1799; d. near Huntington, Ind., Dec, 5, 1843 

* Ben. Kester, who m. Rachel, dau. of Stephen and Hannah Hamble- 
ton, was a son of Samuel Kester, b. Sept. 26, 1737; d. M'ch 8, 1804, and of 
Susan Webster, his wife, b. Oct. 11, 1736; d. Feb. 24, 1832. 

Of Samuel Kester, we learn from the Hambleton Genealogy that one 
dau., Sarah, m. Joseph Palmer, of Chester Co., Pa., and a dau., Susannah, 
m. Joseph Stevenson; lived at Rahway, N.J., and d. there a few years 
since in her 99th year. 

He was of German descent, lived near Quakertown, N. J., and he and 
his family were prominent members of that Monthly Meeting. 

" Skinner Webster, who m. Jane, a sister of Rachel above mentioned, 
and several Websters, who moved to Erie Co, N. Y., and there inter- 
married with Hambletons, were closely related to Susannah Webster 
above named." 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 89 

Came with his parents to North Boston (Podunk), Erie Co., 
N. Y., 1S11. At this place he m., reared his family, farmed, 
kept store, practiced medicine (Tompsonian system), etc. Moved 
with his family to Huntington, Ind., on the Wabash, where he 
bought 200 acres of choice land in the " forks " of the Wabash 
and Little rivers, a famous resort and place of council for Red 
men. Started by overland Sept. 20, '41, arriving there Oct. 9th 
following. 

The land at this date is valuable, being underlaid with the 
best of limestone; the scenery is picturesque. At that date H. 
was a mere hamlet of log huts, Indians numerous, and wild 
game abounded. In 1890 the town has become a place of 8,000, 
extending to the " old homestead." Because of the dreaded 
"fever and ague" he became sick of the country, and in 1846-7 
returned to N. Y., where he has been engaged in the dairy busi- 
ness on his farm in North Collins Tp., Erie Co., N. Y.; P. O. 
Lawton Station. Though just passing to his 90th milestone, his 
health is good for one of extreme age. 

Became lame in the knee in his younger days and remained 
so during life. A slender man, above the medium height, 
active, well informed, ready conversationalist and much devoted 
to Friend's principles (orthodox), which he occasionally preached 
in latter life. Was also custodian of meeting records. 

The compiler of these records has frequently seen grand- 
father ride to his first and fourth day meetings, some three miles 
away, through the storm and bitter cold to worship with the 
" two or three " equally loyal ones who had gathered to uphold 
the cherished tenets of Quakerism. 



Autograph of 47 (^/f^c-f 



Ben. Kester, b. in Kingwood, N.J, and d. 1819. In 1812 moved to 
Boston, Erie Co., N. Y.; Quaker and farmer; m. Rachel Hambleton, June 
19, 1782; b. M'ch 7, 1765; d. M'ch 6, 1858, aged 93 years Her grand- 
father, James Hambleton, who d. in Solebury, Bucks Co., Pa., July, 1751, is 
ihe first known ancestor of the Bucks Co. Hambletons. (See Hambleton 
Gen., 1887, Chicago, 111.) 




90 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

ISSUE: 

i. — Melissa, b. June 22, 1821; d. July 3, 1846, Huntington, 

Ind.; m. Joel P. Seeley, Sept. 6, 1843; b. Aug. 27, 1S19; 

d. Sept. 1, 1S89, of consumption; miller by occupation. 

Issue : 

One child, Thomas, b. July 3, 1846; d. infant. 
2. — Rachel, b. Feb. 9, 1823; m. Joel P. Seeley (above), Nov. 

30, 1848; Baptist; res. East Pembroke, Genesee Co., N. 

Y. Issue : 

1. Melissa A., M'eh 13, 1850; m. John Allen, Dec. 2, 1868; b. 
Dec. 2, 1842; two children; res, E. Pembroke, N. Y. 

2. Wilgus E., b. June 4, 1852 ; d. inf. 

3. Charles H., b. May 28, 1S54; m. Blanche Carpenter, Jan. 27, 
'81, N. Y. ; b. 1856; one dau.; real estate and loan; res. Faulk- 
ton, S. I)., where he owns 300 acres of land. 

4. Clara A., July 17, 1856; m. June, 1884, Wm. A. Davis: res. 
Chattanooga, Tenn. 

5. Emma M., b. July 13, 1858; d. inf. 

6. Ida V., b. June 4, i860; d. Dec. 26, 1870. 

7. Arthur J., b. July 7, 1865; printer; res. Detroit, Mich. 

3. — 97 Dewitt C, b. Sept. 23, 1824; m. Susannah G. Hamble- 

ton. 
4.— Mary A., b. Nov. 17, 1826; d. Aug. 14, 1827. 
5. — Selinda, b. Feb. 23, 1S28; m. first, Marmaduke Battey, 

Feb. 23, 1845, Huntington, Ind.; b. Sept. 9, 1820, E. 

Hamburg, N. Y.; d. M'ch 20, 1849, Lagro, Ind.; da- 

guerreotypist; m. secondly, Paris Sprague, April 13, 1859; 

b. May 19, 18 16, Vt. ; d. Aug. 10, 1867; farmer; res. 

Glenwood, N. Y.; Free Will Baptist. Issue by first 

husband : 

1. Sarah M., b. Oct. 25, 1847, N. Boston, N. Y.; m. Joshua 
Churchill, Dec. 14, 1864; farmer; Baptist; children; res. 
Boston Centre, Erie Co., N. Y. 

2. Estella V., b. Dec. 18, 1849, Lagro, Ind.; m. April 10, 1867, 
Norman Freeman; miller; res. Randolph, N. Y.; 3 children. 
Issue by second husband : 

3. Earl E., b. April 5, i860, Concord, Erie Co., N. Y. 

4. Arthur E., b. May 28, 1862; res. Glenwood. 

5. Kittie B., b. July 17, 1867; res. Glenwood. 

6. — 98 Lewis, b. M'ch 24, 1830; m. Mary E. Sherman. 

7. — Anna, b. M'ch 20, 1837; m. Joseph Manchester, Jan. 28, 

1S57; b. Jan. 8, 1S37 ; farmer; res. Concord, Erie Co., 

N. Y. Issue:- 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 91 

1. Elmer E., b. Aug. 3, i860; m. about 1880, Loittia A. Foster; 
res. Fountain, Mason Co., Mich.; one child, d. 1886. 

2. Delbert D., b. Aug. 5, 1863. 

3. Norman V., b. Jan. 28, 1867. 

4. Lincoln G., b. Nov. 9, 1871. 

5. Bertha B., b. Jan. 21, 1875. 

8. — Maryette, b. Sept. 28, 1S38; m. Orlando Luther, farmer; 
res. near Eden, Erie Co., N. Y. ; one child, Luella, who 
m. Smith and res. near Eden; children. 



48 



Thomas Twining, son of 24 J onn ; b. 
Sept. 4, 1790, Hunterdon Co., N.J. ; d. Groton, Tomp- 
kins Co., N. Y., 1863. Came with his uncle, 23 
Thomas, to Erie Co., N. Y., and worked for him about 
one year; then enlisted in the 18 12 war, with head- 
quarters in Tompkins Co,; m. Elizabeth McKenzie 
about the close of the war; she d. June 13, 1843, aged 

53 y ears - 

ISSUE: 

1. — John Ferdinand, b. about 1816, Groton; d. in the West, 

1847: unmarried. 
2. — William, b. July 5, 1818, G.; m. Almira A. , who d. 

April 9, 1887, aged 64 yrs. A local M. E. preacher until 

about 1872, when he identified with the U. B. Church; 

also a farmer; res. Clymer, Chautauqua Co., N. Y.; no 

issue. 
3. — Artemas, b. Sept. 20, 1820, G.; d. Nov. 1S65; m. Phebe 

Cotanche, Nov. 5, 1850: b. Feb. 12, 1829: res. King's 

Ferry, Cayuga Co., N. Y. Issue: 

1. Charles, b. Oct. 7, 185 1; d. Oct. 1866, Wisconsin. 

2. Augusta C , b. June 19, 1854; m - J no - N. Starner, M'ch 18, 
1874; life ins. business; res. Auburn, N. Y. 

3. Nancy A., b. July 27, 1856; m. Newell G. Coon, Jan. 1884; 
res. Ledyard, Cayuga Co., N. Y. 

4. Mary E., b. May, 185S; d. i860. 

4. — 99 Charles, b. Aug. 23, 1822: m. Mary Stanton. 
5. — Olive, b. Sept. 8, 1826, G.; m. Simeon Castle, 1847; h. 
1823; res. Syracuse, N. Y. Issue: 

1. Charles, b. 1848. 

2. Alice, b. 1853. 



92 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

6. — Prudence A., b. Oct. 10, 1S31, G.; m. Daniel D. Dimon, 
Jan. 2, 1853; b. 1829; d. 1884; member G. A. R.; res. 
Groton Village, Tompkins Co., N. Y. Issue: 

1. Wm. Frank, b. Feb. 9, 1854; m - Helen Waule, July 4, 1S75; 
farmer; res. G. 

2. Fred., b. April 7, 1856; m. Anne McGregar, Dec. 19, 1883; 
farmer; res. G. 

3. Willie, b. June 21, 1858; m. Kate Waule, Feb. 8, 18S5; farmer; 
res. G. 



49 



John Twining, son of 24:J onn i b. M'ch25, 
1794, N. J.; d, Broome Co., N. Y.,Jan. 21, 1^67; m. 
Dorcas Former, b. Jan. 20, 1792; d. Jan. 25, 1867. 
Rafted logs and lumber down the Susquehanna river 
before railroad times; adm. of his father's estate. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Rachel, b. July 17, 1S15; m. Nov. 15, 1832, Davis; 

d. M'ch 22, 1SS5. Issue: John, Alvin, Lucy, Matilda, 

Dorcas and Eliza. 
2. — Leah, b. Jan. 15, 1816; m. Oct. 23, 1834, Lebanon; d. 

Jan. 26, 1879. Children: Asel, Alvin and Alvira, all of 

Union, Broome Co., N. Y. 
3. — 100 James, b. Aug. 10, 181 7; m. Rebecca Howard. 
4. — 101 Thomas, b. Aug. 11, 1819; m. Lucy Balch. 
5.— 102 William, b. Sept. 23, 1822; m. P. R. Miner. 
6. — Mary Ann, b. Jan. 23, 1823; m. Choat; res. Seneca, 

N.Y. Issue: Charles, Josephine, William, Howard, 

Lyle, Mary and Seward. 
7. — Eliza, b. Jan. 20, 1825; d. Feb. 23, 1850; unm. 
8.—103 John A., b. Oct. 16, 1827; m. Emily Roberts. 
9. — 104 Charles, b. April 16, 1831; m. Lucy A. Gibbs. 
10. — 105 Philip, b. Aug. 13, 1833; m. Francis A. Councilman. 
11.— Dorcas, b. May 14, 1836; d. Nov. 2, 1839. 
12.— Rebecca, b. Oct. 3, 1838; living (1885); unm. 

OO Samuel Twining, son of 24 J onn > b - Feb - 
22, 1796, Hunterdon Co., N. J.; d. April 10, 1831, 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 93 

Broome Co., N. Y., where he was engaged as farmer 
and miller; m, Sept. 23, 1815, Eliz. Stout, b. July 7, 

1797; d. Oct. 17, 1882. 

ISSUE: 

l_106 Joseph N., b. Nov. 12, 1818; m. Ruth A. Ames. 

2. — 107 Charles A., b. May 23, 182 1; m. Nellie Schermer- 
horn. 

3. — Rozette, b. M'ch 23, 1824; d. Oct. 1, 1854; m. Sam Jon- 
son, but no chil. 

4. — Augustus M., b. April 17, 1827; d. Sept. 30, 1855. 

5. — Samuel A., b. May 31, 1829; hotel keeper and mercantile 
man; m. but has no chil.; res. 1235 South 8th street, 
Phila., Pa. 



51 



Benjamin Twining, son of 24 J onn ? D - 
Nov 9, 1797, N. J.; d, M'ch 9, 1883, Crawford Co., 
Wis., of paralysis; m. Sept. 1, 1823, Mariamna Atkins 
in Broome Co. N. Y. ; b. Aug. 3, 1805, N,Y.; d. Oct, 
8, 1 87 1, Wis. Benjamin and family moved to Craw- 
ford Co , Wis., M'ch 5, 1855. David, his son, came the 
year before, returned in the fall, and brought his parents 

the next spring. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Elisha L., b. July 23, 1824; d. July 23, 1S37. 

2. — Mary E., b. April, 1826; d. 1827. 

3.— Nancy, b. May 1, 1828; d. M'ch 6, 1835. 

4. — Byron, b. April 4, 1830; d. M'ch 7, 1835. 

5. — 108 David M., b. July 25, 1832; m. Phebe A. Evans. 

6.— Judith S., b. June 6, 1834; d. M'ch 23, 1835. 

7. — Anna S.,b. Jan. 11, 1836; d. April 30, 1S50. 

8.— Rachel R., b. June 16, 1838; d. May 11, 1850. 

9. — Ben. H., b. July 25, 1840; d. April 22, 1850. 
10. — Adna A., b. Sept. 3, 1842; d. May 14, 185 1. 
11. — Mariamna, b. Jan. 29, 1845; m. Charles R. Rounds, Feb. 
24, 1861; res. Crawford Co., Wis. Issue: 
1. Mary A., b. April 29, 1862. 



94 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

2. Arthur H., b. Nov. 29, 1865. 

3. Rose B., b. April 8, 1S67. 

12. — Elisha V., b. April 6, 1847; d - Ma y 2 > ^50. 



52 



Mahlon Twining, son of 24 J onn ? b M'ch 
20, 1802, N. J.; d. Dec. 26, 1849, m Susquehanna Co., 
Pa.; froze to death in a snow drift within sight of his 
own house; farmer; m. Lucy L. Goodseede, b. in Berk- 
shire Co., Mass., Sept. 23, 1801; res. with her son, 
Henry, in Brookville, Kan.; Bapt. 

ISSUE: 

1. — 109 Joseph, b. Jan. n, 1826; m. Emeline Birdsell. 

2.— Thankful, b. Oct. 2, 1S27; d. M'ch 29, 1858; m. Sol. 

Tripp; live chil. 
3.— 110 Chester P., b. M'ch 13, 1829; m. Ann Defan. 
4. — 111 Fredrick F., b. Oct. 27, 1831; m. Helen F. Payne. 
5. — Franklin, b. April 10, 1833; d. June 10, 1834. 
6. — 112 William F., b. Sept. 27, 1834; m. Eleanor Keyes. 
7. — Emma R., b. April 10, 1S36; d. Sept. 5, 1884; m. Edgar 

Harper; farmer; res. Binghamton, N. Y. Issue: 

1. Fred. B., b. Dec. 8, 1856; m. Belle Robinson; banking busi- 
ness; res. Detroit, Mich. 

2. Carrie L., b. April 5, 1864; teacher; res. Binghamton. 

8.— 113 George R., b. M'ch 8, 1838; m. Eliz. Carman. 

9. — Jeremiah, b. April 3, 1840; d. Nov. 19, 1855; farmer; 

Bapt. 
10. — 114 Mahlon J., b. Oct. 8, 1841; m. Fanny Gaylor. 
H.—115 Henry L., b. July 17, 1843; m - M - c - McCullick. 

OO Benjamin Twining, son of JJ5 Daniel, b. 

Aug. 30, 1810, Warren Co., N. J.; d. Oct. 29, 1868, 

Luzerne Co., Penn,; m. Eliz. Lance, b. M'ch 27, 181 5; 

d.May 24, 1886. 

ISSUE: 

1. — 116 Jessie, b. April 13, 1834; m. Mary Goodwin. 
2. — 117 Eli, b. Feb. 10, 1836; m. Hannah Taylor. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 95 

3. — Elnora, b. Nov. 30, 1837; m * M. A. Whitman, b. Nov. 
19,1831. One chil., Eliz., b. Jan. 18, 1855; res. Scran- 
ton, Pa. 

4. — Mary J., b. Jan. 10, 1843: m.Jno. Jones, b. 1834: railroad 
employ: res. Scranton. 

5. — 118 John, b. April 27, 1S45: m. Nellie Switzer. 

6.— 119 William, b. M'ch 26, 1847: m. Annie D. Gifford. 

7. — Sarah C, b. Feb. 25, 1849: m.John Lisk, b. 1853, and 
has one child, Effie, b. 1876: teamster: res. Scranton, Pa. 

8. — Hannah, b. Sept. 11, 1S50: m. Azor Philo, b. Dec. 10, 
1847: railroad employe: res. Scranton. Issue: 

1. Lena W., b. Oct. 13, 1871. 

2. Cora B., b. Feb. 3, 1874. 

3. Harry, b. M'ch 4, 1S82. 

9. — 120 Horace G., b. July 25, 1854: m. Minnie Sisco. 
10. — 121 Ralph, b. Sept. 19, 1858: m. Annie Harris. 

OtT Jacob Twining, son of 25 Daniel, b. about 

1816, Warren Co., N.J. ; d. 1885, Belvidere, N. J.; m. 

first, Sidney Gano, 1835; d. 1853; m. secondly, Mrs. 

Eliza Townsend, May, 1857; carpenter; wid. res. at 

Scranton, Pa. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Jane, b. M'ch. 1S39: m. Wm. Thatcher, Jan. 1, 1857, by 
whom she had six chil. He d. 1871: m. secondly, John 
Hunt; res. New Village, Warren Co., N. J. : farmer. 

2. — John, b. 1S41, d. 1862, in the great rebellion: unm. 

3. — 122 Samuel, b. 1843; m. Margaret Rush. 

4. — James, b. 1845, d. 1864: butcher: unm. 

5. — Sarah, b. Feb. 4, 1848: m. Jno. W. Knapp, Nov. 9, 1872: 
carpenter: res. Scranton, Pa. Issue: 

1. Louise, b. M'ch 3, 1876. 

2. Herbert L., b. Dec. 28, 1877. 

6.— Mary, b. 1851, d. 1855. 

OO Jacob Twining, son of 26 J ose P n ? D - Oct. 
7, 1770, Wrightstown; d. May 23, 1848, W.; m. 
Phebe Tucker, May 15, 1793; b. April 26, 1775; d. 
April 18, 1855, W.; Quakers; farmer. 



96 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

ISSUE: 

i. — 123 Malichi, b. Aug. 3, 1794: m. Ann Twining. 

2. — Mary, b. Nov. 2, 1795: d. young. 

3. — Phebe, b. May 27, 1798: d. about 1S31, Wrightstown: m. 
*Samuel T. Van Horn, who' m. again in Bucks Co. and 
then moved with family to Ohio, 1833. Had two chil. 
by second marriage. Issue: 

1. Jacob, b. April 24, 1818; d. at age of 12 yrs. 

2. Charles, b. Sept. 25, 1819; res. Hancock Co., Ohio. 

3. Isaac, b. June 24, 182 1 ; res. Henry Co, Ohio. 

4. Sarah A., b. Jan. 11, 1823; lives in Mo. 

5. Smith, b. Aug. 26, 1826; res. Mt. Blanchard, Ohio. Aided in 
getting the Twining family records of Hancock Co., O. 

4. — 124 Joseph, b. Aug. to, 1800: m. Mary Loosely. 

5.— 125 John, b. M'ch 22, 1802: m. Mary Lambert. 

6. — Sarah, b. Sept. 9, 1804: d. Feb. 16, 1879: m. Charles Van 

Horn, 1826. Went to Hancock Co., Ohio, about 1830. 

Issue : 

1. George, b. Dec. 3, 1827; m. ; res. H. Co., Ohio. 

2. Moore, b. Jan. 11, 1829; m.; res. H. Co., Ohio. 

3. Robert, b. Sept. 9, 1830; m ; res. H. Co., Ohio. 

4. Mary, b. Feb. 21, 183-; m. ; res. Mich. 

5. Martha, b. May 5, 1834; m, 5 res - *h\ 

6. Harrison, b. Oct. 9, 1836; m.; res. H. Co., Ohio. 

7. Phebe, b. Aug. 7, 1838; m.; res. H. Co., Ohio. 

8. Sarah, b. Dec. 26, 1840; m.; res. H, Co., Ohio. 

9. Charles E., b. April 7, 1843; m.; res. H. Co., Ohio. 
10. John E., b. Jan. 19, 1846; m.; res. H. Co., Ohio. 

The above are all prominent and well-to-do people. 

* The Van Horn family in America began with Abraham Van Horn, 
from Holland, who m. Martha Daugan, of Bucks Co., Pa. The only child 
known was Isaac, b. Nov. 5, 1745; m. Mary Betts, of Bucks Co. (See 11 
Samuel Twining.) Issue; 

1. Isaac, b. Jan. 25, 1787; d. young. 

2. Sarah, b. Nov. 5, 1789; m. James Moore and raised a large 
family. 

3. Abraham, b. Jan. 10, 1791 ; m. Susan Buckman ; seven chil. 

4. Samuel T., b. Oct. 1, 1792. (See 55 Jacob Twining.) 

5. John, b. June 25, 1794; res - Pa - 

6. Aaron, b. May 7, 1796; res. Pa. 

7. Martha, b. M'ch 25, 1799; res. Pa. 

8. Charles, b. April 18, 1801. (See 55 Jacob Twining.) 

9. Anna, b. Sept. 19, 1803; unm, 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 97 
7. — Hannah, b. M'ch 12, 1807, d. in Bucks Co.: m. 



Lambert, who d. M'ch 4, 1837, Bucks Co. It has not 

been revealed that she had chil. or m. second time. 
8. — 126 James, b. Oct. 10, 1808: m. Elizabeth Staley. 
9. — Martha, b. M'ch 10, 1810, d. in Michigan, 1S81: m. 

Joseph Tucker: chil.: a dau., Elizabeth Gordon: res. 

Burnip's Corners, Allegan Co., Mich.; second cousin. 

Moved to Hancock Co., O., and subsequently to Mich. 

Issue : 

1. Sarah, b. Jan. 30, 1830; d. about 1848. 

2. John, b. Sept. 23, 1836; d. in Cal., 1882. 

3. Lydia, b. Aug. 17, 183S; res. Mich. 

4. Elizabeth, b. May 5, 1839; res. Mich. 

5. Jessie C, b. M'ch 5, 1842; d. at age of 25 yrs. 

6. Anna M., b. Aug. 24, 1849; res. Mich. 

7. Margaret, b. Sept. 16, ; res. Mich. 

10. — 127 Jacob, b. April 12, 1S12: m. Elizabeth Adams. 
11. — Lydia, b. Aug. 4, 1814, d. May 25, 1856: m. Sept. 1, 1836, 
Wm. Hellyer, b. Dec. 4, 181 1, d. M'ch 22, 1885, Penn's 

Park, Pa. Issue; 

1 ■ 

1. Harrison C, b. Sept. 25, 1841 ; d. 1864; m. Elmira Watson; 
chil. 

2. Hannah E., b. July 9, 1844; m. D. Krusen Harvey; chil. 

3. Howard A., b. Oct. 22, 1845; m. June 28, 1868, Fannie E. 
Olmsted; physician and prominent citizen; res. Penn's Park; 
8 children. 

12. — 128 Ralph L., b. July 23, 1820: m. Annie Heaston. 

OU John Twining, son of gg Joseph, b. Oct. 

2i, 1773; d.May 27, 1827, Bucks Co.; m. first \ Ann, 

dau. of 14: Eleazer Twining, d. Dec. 5, 18 15, aged 

about 49; m. secondly, Elizabeth , who d. M 7 ch 

3, 1837, Warwick Tp. 

ISSUE By First Wife: 

1. — A daughter; d. aged 15 years. 

2. — 129 Silas, b. April 26, 1802, Bucks Co.; m. Letitia Harrold. 

O « Joseph Twining, son of 26 J ose P n ; b. Nov. 
8, 1780; d. April 11, i860, Newtown, Pa.; m. first, 



98 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

Mary Tucker, his first cousin and sister to his brother, 
55 Jacob's wife, b. July 27, 1777; d Jan. 12, 1844; 
m. secondly, Elizabeth Borroughs. 

ISSUE:, 

1. — George W., b. 1806; d. April 2, 1874, Findlay, Ohio; m. 

Evaline Scarborough and moved to Hancock Co., O., 

where wid. res.; Congregationalists; no issue. 
2. — Susanna, b. 1808; d. at Christiana Hundred, Delaware, 

Aug. 16, 1886: m. Oliver P. Ely, of Wilmington, Del. 

Issue : 

1. George (twin); farmer. 

2. Thompson (twin). 

3. Louisa, m. Lyman. 

4. Emma, m. Talley; res. Wilmington, Del. 

3. — 130 Jonathan R., b. Nov. 19, 1809; m. Susan Balliel. 

4. — Antoinette L., b. 1813, d. Dec. 22, 1885, Lambertsville, 

N. J.; m. Ira T. Johnson, of Newtown Tp. One son, 

James T., living in L., N. J., and one, Wm. H., res. N. 

Y. City. 
5. — Mary, b. 1815, d. Dec. 5, 1855; m * Mahlon Reeder (son of 

Abraham), b. April 10, 1S06. A strong, healthy man; 

res. Penn's Park, Pa. Issue; 

1. Geo. W., b. Dec. 18, 1833; watchman; res. Philadelphia, Pa. 

2. Lewis A., b. Sept. 28, 1835; builder; d. Aug. 26, 1884, Helena, 
-Mont. 

3. Huston T., b. Sept. 28, 1836; carpenter and engineer; res. 
Helena. 

4. Maria Louisa, b. April 2, 183S; d. June 1, 1880, Danville, Pa. 

5. Abraham R., b. Sept. 18, 1842; d. April 22, 1883, Phila. ; 
engineer. 

6. Joseph, b. Jan. 19, 1848; d. April 7, 1853, Penn's Park. 

7. Willes W., b. Sept. 7, 1850; real estate broker; res. Philadel- 
phia. 

8. Stephen, b. Nov. 10, 1855; d. Jan. 9, 1856, Penn's Park. 
6._Mercy M., b. 1818, d. M'ch 28, 1854; m. Charles Hart, 

Sept. 19th, 1839; a carpenter by trade; res. Penn's Park, 
Bucks Co., Pa. Issue; 

1. Harrison, b. Aug. 9, 1840; invalid; res. Newtown, Pa. 

2. Joseph T., b. April 4, .1842; carpenter; res. Solebury, Pa. 

3. Samuel T., b. Dec. 16, 1S43; d. Feb. 11, 1844. 

4. Mary Jane, b. April 29, 1845; m. Nelson Heston; farmer; res. 
Wrightstown, Pa. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 99 

5. Elizabeth E., b. Jan. 14, 1847; m. Howard Barrvis; tailor; res. 
Morrisville, Pa. 

6. Albert H., b. May 1, 1849; d. Sept. 8, 1874. 

7. Amanda P., b. June 2, 1851; m. Charles Swope, laborer; res. 
Lambertville, N. J. 

8. Susanna E., b. Nov. 5, 1852; d. Aug. 18, 1854. 

9. Antoinetta L., b. Jan. 31, 1854; d. Aug. 14, 1854. 

Oo Watson Twining, son of 2*7 Silas; b. 

Nov. 20, 1797, Bucks County; d. April 13, 1847; 

buried in Warminster burial grounds; m. Margaret, 

dau. of Joseph and Rebecca Hallowell, of Moreland, 

Mont Co., Dec. 6, 1821; d. 1888; b. M'ch 27, 1802; 

Friends. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Mary, b. Nov. 4, 1822; d. Sept. 22, 1825, Wrightstown. 

2. — 131 Hallowell S., b. April 5, 1824; m. Jane Williams. 

3. — Rebecca H., b. Dec. 11, 1825; living in Philadelphia; 
single. 

4. — Amos W., b. Dec. 8, 182S; res. Phila. 

5. — Elizabeth, b. May 6, 1S30; m. Wm. J. Kirk, May 22, 
1S56; res. Warminster Tp., Bucks Co.; no issue. 

6.— 132 Elias B., b. Sept. 26, 1832; m. Charlotte Tyson. 

7. — Mary, b. M'ch 23, 1835; d. April 17, 1856, Warminster. 

S. — Joshua D., b. Sept. 10, 1S3S; m. Eliz. Patterson, Oct. 6, 
1874; one child, Edith J., b. Jan. 22, 1878; res. Philadel- 
phia. 

9. — Alice W., b. Sept. 10, 1S40; d. Aug. 10, 1844, W. 
10. — Anna, b. Oct. 9, 1843; m. George Shoemaker, Aug. 10, 
1874; d. July 15, 1S79; he d. M'ch 8, 1S82, Warminster 
Tp. 
11. — Alice W., b. Jan. 6, 1846; d. May 25, 1846, W. 

QtJ Silas Twining, son of 27 Silas; b. M'ch 
27, 1807, Warminster, Bucks Co.; d. Aug. 19, 1847, 
Wrightstown; Friend; farmer; m. first, Martha Simp- 
son, d. Aug, 23, 1840; m. secondly, Amanda K.Simp- 
son (no relation), dau. of James and Mary, Dec. 7, 
1843: Presbyterian. 



100 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

ISSUE by First Wife: 

i. — Ruthanna, b. Sept. 25, 1S37. 

2. — Elmira W., b. Jan. 25, 1839; educated Claverack Sem., N. 
Y.; Friend; res. Newtown, Pa.; single. 

ISSUE by Second Wife: 

3. — Samuel W., b. Dec. 14, 1S44; m. Marion, dau. of Jonathan 
B. and Eliza R. Wright, Nov. 12, 1868; one child, Anna 
St. John, b. Aug. 2, 18S0; printer; res. Brooklyn, N. Y. 

4. — Mary, b. July 8, 1846; d. young. 

5. — 133 Silas, b. M'ch 21, 1848; m. Annie Vanartsdalen. 



60 



William Twining, son of 28 David, b. 
April 13, 1797, Bucks; d, Dec. 22, 1856, B.; m. Re- 
becca Riley, of N. J., 1S26: b. Feb. 2, 1800: res 
Trevose, Bucks Co.: family Quakers. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Eleazer, b. Feb. 22, 1828; m. Hannah Lacy, May 14, 1S72, 

blacksmith; M. E. Ch.; res. Frankford, Pa.; one child, 

Naomi, b. July 14, 1S73. 
2. — Reuben L., b. Oct. 11, 1829; d. Nov. 28, 1865; single. 
3. — 134 Uriah R., b. Oct. 16, 1831; m.Juliann Vanartsdalen. 
4. — Phebe A., b. M'ch 20, 1S34; m. Septimus Tucker, Aug. 

29, 1S60; res. Bucks Co. 
5. — Amy L., b. Aug. 25, 1836; m. Thos. Amos, Nov. 20, 1856; 

res. near Annapolis, Md. 
6. — Rebecca S., b. July 24, 1841; d. May 1, 1844. 
7. — 135 William W., b. Jan. 17, 1844; m. Mary A. Van Horn. 



61 



Isaac Twining, son of 28 David, b. Aug. 
8, 1802, Bucks; d. Nov. 8, 1882, Harford Co., Md., 
where he moved to from B., 1845; farmer; Quaker; 
children mostly of same persuasion; m. Nov. 15, 1827, 
Ann L., dau. of Dan. and Mary Hallowell, M'ch 19, 
1803: d. Aug. 21, 1877. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 101 

ISSUE: 

l — 136 D. Hallowell, b. Aug. 29, 1S28; m. Alice P. Baynes. 

2. — Martha E., b. Aug. 20, 1S30; single; farmer; res. Upper 
Cross Roads, Harford Co., Md. 

3. — 137 Horace B., b. Sept. 15, 1S32; m. Fannie Ashton. 

4. — Isaac T., b. Dec. 7, 1S34; 1857 in Kan. and Mo.; 1S59-60 
Miss., from whence he drifted into the Rebel army, where 
he remained during the war. In 1885 was living in 
Senior, Tex., where he m. a wid. with two chil. She d. 
and his whereabouts is not known. 

5. — 138 B. Franklin, b. Oct. 12, 1837; m. Mary C. Nippes. 

6- — Caroline, b. M'ch 7, 1840; m. Wm. D. Bartleson, Feb. 17, 
186=5, from Del. Co., Pa. Settled in Pleasantville, Har- 
ford Co., Md., 1853. Issue: 

1. Anna M., b. April 12, 1867. 

2. Martha L., b. April 19, 1869. 

3. William D., b. Dec. 23, 1879. 

7. — Robert Barclay, b. Feb. 16, 1843; killed at the second 
battle of Bull Run, Aug. 29, 1862; disowned by Friends. 

\}& Thomas Twining, son of 28 David; b. 
Feb. 16, 1808, Bucks: d. Dec. 6, 1872, Bloomington, 
111.: m. first, Sarah A. Bean, M'ch 8,1832: b. Oct. 18, 
1811, d. July 17, 1845: dau. of Isaac and Hannah: m 
secondly, Mrs. Alcinda E. Randolph, dau. of Ben. Cun- 
diff, Jan. 28, 1849, b. Oct. 15, 1816, Vir.: res. B.: M. 
E. Ch. 

From the McLean Co., 111., Hist, we extract the following: 

Thomas Twining, farmer and stock raiser; early pioneer of McLean 
Co.; attended coll. 5 years, two of which were devoted to medicine. In 
1S36 emigrated to 111. from Bucks Co., Pa. ; entered 300 acres in Old Town 
Tp. ; took active interest in politics, being an old line Whig and then Rep. 
Held township, school and justice offices. At one time saved the county 
$10,000. Borrowed money to enter his first claim, but at his death owned 
500 acres ; Quaker. 

ISSUE by First Wife: 
1. — Mary E., b. June 2, 1833; m. Archibald Campbell, Feb. 



102 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

6, 1S51; retired farmer, Bloomington, III.; M. E. Ch. 
Issue : 

1. Mary B., b. Feb. 21, 1S52; m. James Weidner; chil. 

2. Elizabeth, b. Dec. 19, 1S56; m. P. W. Gregory. 

3. Thomas A., b. May 2, 1859; m. M. E. Noggle. 

4. Franklin E., b. Dec. 9, 1861 ; a\ Oct. 13, 1886. 

5. Howard A., b. Aug. 2, 1865; d. Jan. 31, 1882. 

6. Chas. E., b. Oct. 23, 1867. 

7. Nellie A., b. May 24, 187 1. 

2. — Louisa E., b. M'ch 3, 1835; m - P eter C. Jacoby, Feb. 15, 
1866; farmer; M. E.; res. Holden, III. Issue: 

1. Thomas H., b. Nov. 12, 1866. 

2. Daniel A., b. Nov. 1, 1868. 

3. Dellie M., b. Aug. 12, 1871. 

4. Franklin E., b. June 7, 1874. 

3. — Martha, m.John Kendall; farmer; res. Farmer City, 111. 

4. — Sarah A., b. April 22, 1845; d. July 25, 1845. 

5. — Thomas C, b. May 24, 1850; d. Oct. 8, 185 1. 

6. — Isaac, b. Jan. 4, 1856; d. April 21, 1856. 

7. — 139 Charles H., b. Nov. 12, 1853; m. Mary A. Savidge. 

Ou Jacob Twining, son of 29J onil ? b - Aug. 

6, 1806, Wrightstown; d. Sept. 8, 1882, Boscobel, 

Wis., where he moved to from Phila. about 1863; m, 

Rachel Ryan, July 15, 1835, b. Aug. 11, 1814; a 

native of Phila,., Pa ; stone mason and miller; Quaker 

in belief; wid.: res. Boscobel: M. E. Ch. Children 

born in Wrightstown. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Allen, b. May 18, 1836; m. Joshua W. Watson, June 20, 
1853; res. Boscobel; b. July 29, 1826; painter and d. Aug. 
15, 1 88 1. Issue: 

1. Sarah C, b. Aug. n, 1856; m. Jno. James; res. Chillicothe, 
Mo. 

2. Hannah R., b. April 18, 1859; m. Joseph Glynn; res. Camp- 
bell, Dak. 

3. Jacob T., b. Aug. 23, 1S61 ; m. Eliz. Gribble; res. Boscobel. 

4. Isaac H., b. Feb. 18, 1865; res. Campbell, Dak. 

15. Leuella G., b. Sept. 23, 1867; m. Levi Sanborn; res. B. 

6. Mabel C, b. Sept. 19, 1872. 

7. Laura M., b. May 2, 1875. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 103 

2. — 140 John, b. Oct. 10, 1S39; m. Kath. S. Frankinfield. 
3.— 141 Isaac H., b. Feb. 23, 1845; m. Mary A. Whit. 
4. — Susanna, b. Aug. 7, 1852; m. Monroe Pidcock, Dec. 22, 
1869, b. Jan 25, 1850, Wrightstown; fanner. Issue: 

1. George, b. May 23, 1876. 

2. Charles, b. Nov. 29, 188 1. 

3. Mertie, b. Aug. 17, 1886. 

04 Abbott C. Twining, son of 29 J onn > b < 
Nov. 29, 1810; d. June 6, 1882; m. June 20, 1832, 
Maria Warner, b. Jan 12, 18 10; d. M'ch 9, 1888; far- 
mer; res, Bucks Co., Penn. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Martha E., b. Sept. 3, 1833; m. Jos. W. Worthington, 
Oct. 12, 1857; f armer ; res. Wrightstown, Pa. Issue: 

1. Wm. A., b. June 26, 1859; m. Sarah A. Slack. 

2. Geo. M., b. Feb. 17, 1S61. 

3. Anna M., b. Sept 10, 1863. 

4. Asenith, b. July 13,1868. 

5. Martha, b. June 6, 1879. 

2. — 142 John Warner, b. June n, 1837; m * Mary E. Briggs. 
3. — 143 Thomas Chalkley, b. Feb. 12, 1844; m. Mary E. 

Kirk. 
4. — Rachel A. (twin), b. May 17, 1848; m. Achilles Blaker, 

M'ch 16, 1871 (deceased); one child, Matilda, b. Dec. 10, 

1 871; teacher in Friends' school. She owns a farm at 

Wrightstown, Pa. 
5.— Sarah E. (twin), b. May 17, 1848; m.John Kirk, Oct. 8, 

1868; farmer, near the forks of Neshamney creek; P. O. 

Rush Valley, Pa. Issue: 

1. Emily A., b. April 17, 1869. 

2. Abbott C, b. Aug. 23, 1873. 

3. Wm. R., b. Sept. 2, 1875. 

4. Mary A., b. Sept. 19, 1880. 

OO Isaac H. Twining, son 29J onn > b« Oct. 
21, 181 2, d. March 22, 1856, Philadelphia; m. Phebe, 
dau. of Thomas and Eliz. Megadigan, May 7, 1846, 



104 THE TWINING FAMILY 

d, M'ch 27. 1854, Bucks Co. Isaac was a chair- 
maker by trade, living in Bucks Co., near Wrightstown. 

ISSUE: One child. 
— 144 David R., b. Nov. 29, 1851; m. Hannah Kyle. 

CjO Jessie B. Twining, son of 30 Jacob, b. 
Sept. 25, 181 7; m. Hannah Beans, Dec. 14, 1848; b. 
June 9, 1820; farmer; res. Richborough, Bucks Co. Pa. 

ISSUE: 
1. — Sarah B., b. Sept. 14, 1849; m. Wm. Smith, Jan. 7, 1874. 

Children: Hannah and Mary Alice; res. Richborough. 
2.— William, b. April 2, 1851; d. inf. 
3.— Ruth, b. Nov. 21, 1S52. 

4. — Jacob, b. May 11, 1855; res. Newtown,, Pa. 
5. — Rachel, b. April 1, i860; d. inf. 
6. — Albert H., b. Oct. 1, 1S61 ; m. Margaret Hoagland, Nov., 

18S5. In banking business, Asbury Park, N. J.; child, a 

dau., Jessie W., b. Nov. 28, 18S8. 

\ji Henry M. Twining, son of 30 Jacob, b. 

Jan. 4, 1820; m. Oct. n, 1849, Elizabeth Longshore, 

who d. July 19, 1884, aged 57 years, 1 day; Quakers; 

res. Philadelphia. 

ISSUE: 

1. — 145 Howard L., b. July 13, 1850; m. Mary Cooper. 
2. — MaryS., b. Jan. 31, 1854; d.June 21, 1S55; drowned. 
3.— Thomas M., b. M'ch 29, 1857; m - Ellen E. Woods, June 

8, '8 1 ; pork business; res. Philadelphia. 
4.— Allen H., b. Aug. 1, 1859; m. Achsah Paul, Oct. iS, 1S82; 

machinist and store-keeper for Reading R. R. Co.; res. 

Philadelphia. 

68 Cyrus B. Twining, son „, 3 Jacob, b. 

Sept. 25, 1827; m. Sarah A. Atkinson, Oct. 7, 1051; 
b. Jan. 19, 1825. Disowned from O. Friend for m, 
Hixite Friend; farmer; res. Pineville, Pa, Also in 
pork business, Phila. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 105 

ISSUE: 
i. — 146 Jonathan A., b. Sept. 10, 1852; m. Belle Warner. 
2. — Thomas O:, d. inf. 
3.— Ellen So b. M ' cn l8 > lS 54; m. Stephen K. Cooper, Nov. 

25, 1S75; pork business; res. Philadelphia. One child, 

John W., b. May 18, 1880. 
4.— William D., d. Dec. 30, 1857. 
5 — 147 Wilmer A., b. April 17, 1S65; m. Lottie Vandegrift. 

\}\j Amos H. Twining, son of 31 David, b.May 

31, 1820: m. Mary Tomlinson, 1843: farmer: res. 

Richborough, Bucks Co., Pa. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Geo. W., b. Nov. 16, 1S4.3 ; farms his father's farm; single. 

2.— 148 William H., b. Feb. 8, 1845; m. Mary C. Eckert. 

3.— David, b. Feb. i, 1847; d. Sept. 13, 1S66. 

4. — 149 John, b. Dec. 11, 1849; m. Mary E. Slack. 

5. — Paul Milton, b. Jan. 21, 1S51; single; res. Richborough. 

6. — Sallie E., b. M'ch 23, 1853; teacher; educated Millersville 
Normal School; single; res. Richborough. 

7. — Wamsley R., b. M'ch 30, 1S55; ma ster builder and con- 
tractor; single; res. Richborough, Pa. 

8.— Mary R., b. M'ch 22, 1856; single; res. R. 

lU George Twining, son of 31 David, b Oct. 
24, 1823, d. Jan. 28, 1872, Lancaster, Pa.; m, Anna 
C, Eberman, of L., Feb. 10, 1848: b. Sept. 25, 1826: 
whip maker: M. E, Church. 

ISSUE: 
1.— Edmund C, b. Jan. 19, 1S49; m. Mary E. Eleman, of 

Philadelphia, May 5, 1875; printer; Camden, N.J. 
2. — John E., b. July 10, 185 1 ; d. April 31, 1852. 
3. — Maria H., b. April 20, 1854; res. Lancaster. 
4. — David, b. Nov. 25, 1856; d. inf. 

5.— James P., b. Nov. 13, 1S5S; res. Lancaster, Pa.; clerk. 
6.— Elizabeth A. b. Nov. 25, 1861 ; m. John A. Bechtold, 

April 25, 1883; d. M'ch 24, 1861 ;res. Lancaster, Pa. Issue: 

1. Paul E., b. Jan. 24, 1884. 

2. Edna R., b. Nov. 2, 1886. 



106 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

7.— William, b. July 5, 1864; d. Nov. 6, 1864. 
8. — Rachel, b. June 11, 1866; m. Wilmer E. Barton, Feb. 22, 
1S83; b. Jan. 29, 1864; res. Lancaster. Issue: 

1. Robert E., b. May 7, 1884. 

2. Meriam, b. Nov. 13, 1886. 

3. David T., b. M'ch 1, \\ 



t X Croasdale Twining, son of 32 David, b. 
May 7, 1803; d. of paralysis of the heart, Feb. 16, 
1888, Wrightstown, Pa.; buried at Ivy Hill Cemetery, 
Phila.; m. Mary, dau. of Isaac and Sarah Kirk, Oct. 
27, 1833: lived for many years at Soldiers' Grove, 
Montgomery Co., Pa.: farmer: wid. res. Tacoma,Wash. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Louisa, b. M'ch 18, 1835; res. Tacoma, Wash. 

2. — 150 Edwin, b. Dec. 1837; m * Hannah A. Iredell. 

3.— G. Chapman, b. 1839; d. Dec. 29, 1882. 

4.— Alfred, b. 1841; d. 1844. 

5.— Elizabeth, b. 1843; d. 1846. 

6. — Margery, b. May, 1846; m. Wm. Kite, Jr., of German- 
town, Pa.; res. Philadelphia, Pa. 

y # — Caroline, b. Aug. 1855; m. William Sharps, who served in 
the Rebellion; one child, Magdalena; res. Tacoma,Wash. 

4 fy Stephen Twining, son of 32 Jacob, b. 
June 25, 1805, d. Aug. 1, 1882, Langhorne, Bucks Co., 
Pa: m. Sarah A,, dau. of Jno. Warner, 1832, b. Oct. 

12, 1 81 2: carpenter by trade. 

ISSUE: 

1. — JohnW., b. July 28, 1833; moved from Bucks Co. to 111., 
and then to Iowa, where he m. Maggie Oglebee; res. 
Griswold, Cass Co., Iowa. Issue: 

1. Sallie, b. Aug. 20, 1873. 

2. Hannah E., b. Feb. 14, 1875. 

3. Fannie A., b. Dec. 18, 1877. 

4. Mary D., b. Nov. 9, 1879. 

5. Eva T., b. Sept. 18, 1881 ; d. June 18, 1883. 

6. Minnie, b. Aug. 13, 1883. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 107 

i. — Mary A., b. Oct. 8, 1835; m. Jonathan Hibbs; she d. M'ch 
12, 1872. Issue: 

1. Jonathan, b. June 26, 1856. 

2. Eliza T., b. Jan. 1, 1859. 

3. William, b. Aug. 11, 1861. 

4. Cordelia, b. Oct. 2, 1866. 

3.— William, b. Feb. 17, 1838; d. Sept. 15, 1843. 

4. — Martha B., b. July 27, 1840; m. Geo. McDonald. Issue: 

1. Eva, b. Nov. 13, 1862. 

2. Emma, b. July 23, 1866. 

3. Wm. W., b July 24, 1869. 

4. Geo. F., b. June 10, 1872. 

5. Sarah E., b. Feb. 26, 1875. 

6. Warner T., b. May 31, 1876. 

5.— Charles C, b. Feb. 6, 1843; d. Oct. 28, 1S50. 

6. — Croasdale, b. May 27, 1846; d. Nov. 3, 1864, in war of 

Rebellion. 
7.— Sarah B., b. M'ch 31, 1853; m. Elvvood Stephens. Issue: 

1. Eugene F., b. April 8, 1875; d. Aug. 8, 1875. 

2. Ben. F., b. Feb. 25, 1877. 

3. Ida E., b. April 8, 1879; d. April 20, 1880. 

4. Hoagland B., b. Dec. 14, 1880; d. June 16, 1883. 

5. Emma M., b. Feb. 21, 1882. 

6. Elwood, b. Dec. 12, 1884; d. May 25, 1885. 

g tS Alexander Catlin Twining, son of 33 

Stephen, b. New Haven, Ct., 1801; d. Nov, 22, 1884, 
N. Haven; m. Harriett Kinsley, of West Point, N. Y., 
M'ch 2, 1829; d. 1871, Grad. Yale 1820. Civil engineer; 
Prof. Math. Middlebury Coll., Vt., some years; class- 
mate and intimate friend of President Woolsey and 
Rev. Leonard Bacon, D.D. Associate with Profs. 
Silliman and Olmsted in scientific observations. 

From the New York Independent is the following extract: 

"The death of Prof. A. C. Twining ends a long life of varied and 
brilliant achievements, and which was even richer and more beautiful in 
richness and fruitfulness of Christian character. Prof. Twining is known 
among astronomers as the author of the cosmic theory of the meteors. As 
a civil engineer he was engaged as chief or controlling engineer on every 
line running out of New Haven on the northern roads through Vermont 



108 THE TWINING FAMILY- 

on the Lake Shore, the Cleveland, Columbus and Pittsburg and various 
roads out of Chicago, including the Rock Island and the old Milwaukee 
line. 

" As an inventor he pioneered to a successful result the industrial man- 
ufacture of artificial ice. 

" For nine years he served as Professor of Math, and Astronomy in 
Middlebury Coll., and while thus residing in Vt. was active in the Temper- 
ance Reform, into which he entered with energy as the Chairman of the 
State Temperance Committee. In political matters he took deep interest 
as one of the promoters of the original movements which issued in the 
foundation of the Republican party. 

" He was one of the projectors of the famous Conn, letter to President 
Buchanan. He was deeply interested in constitutional questions, a study 
which culminated in his lectures on the Constitution of the United States 
in Yale Law School. In questions of theology and philosophy he was at 
home and discussed them with bold vigor and subtile ingenuity. On his 
friends, the beauty of his face and head, the striking and winning courtesy 
of his manner, the simplicity of his Christian character made a lasting im- 
pression, while few that ever met him even casually have failed to notice 
that to him it was given to invite and receive the spiritual confidence of 
others, and to give them solid and permanent assistance where there are 
few to attempt it and still fewer to succeed." - 

ISSUE: 
i.— 151 Kinsley, b. July iS, 1832; m. Mary K. Plunkett. 
2. — Harriett A., b. Dec. 27, 1833; unm. 
3. — Theodore Woolsey (twin), b. Sept. 4, 1S35; d. Aug. 14, 

1864. 
4.— Sutherland Douglas (twin), b. Sept. 4, 1835; grad. Shef- 
field Scientific School; Yale, 1859 (?); physician; res. 

Chicago, 111/; m. Gertrude Tenny, who d. 18S0; no issue 

surviving. 
5. — Sarah Julia, b. Nov. 9, 1837, " a bright and resolute 

woman; " single. 
6. — Mary Elmira, b. April 23, 1840; m. A. D. Gridley, of 

Clinton, N. Y.; he d. 1876; no chil.; she resides in N. 

Haven. 
7.— Eliza Kinsley, b. June 19, 1843. 

#4 William Twining, son of 33 Stephen, " b. 
New Haven, Ct., Dec. 9, 1805. Graduated Yale Coll. 
1825. Member of Yale Theological Sem., 1826, and 
Andover Theological Sem., 1827. Ordained, Great 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 1()9 



Falls, N. H., 1830, Jan. 6. Acting pastor there 1830, 
Jan. to 1831. Installed, Appleton Street (now Eliot) 
Church, Lowell, Mass., 1831; dismissed Aug. 25, 
1835. Principal Female Seminary, Madison, Ind., 
1836-43. Professor of mathematics, natural philosophy 
and astronomy, Wabash College, 1843-54. Without 
charge, Crawfordsville, Ind., 1854-59. Acting pastor, 
Beardstown,Ill., 1859-63. Without charge, St. Louis, 
Mo., until death. Published Antiphonal Psalter and 
Liturgies, 1877. Married June 1, 1830, Margaret 
Eliza, daughter of Horace and Catharine (Thorn) John- 
son, of New York City, who d. Oct. 15, 1873. * 

* ■ * * * Died of paralysis in Laclide, a suburb 
of St. Louis, 1884, June 5, aged 78 years, 5 mo. and 
26 days." — (Congregational Year Book, 1885.) 

" These two brothers (*73 an< ^ T4) were men of 
strong and cultured minds and of perfectly upright 
characters; they were always physically vigorous." 

ISSUE: 

1. — Almira Catlin, b. Great Falls, N. H., July 22, 1831; m. 
1851, Rev. Charles H. Marshall; Cong. Ch.; she d. 
1865 (?) Had six children, all boys, of whom only two 
survive (1884): 

1. Charles H., b. about i860; m. 1876, Ida Porter; ins. business; 
res. Crawfordsville, Ind. 

2. Edward H., b. July 17, 1863 ;.grad. Wabash Coll., 1884; d. 
Nov. 8, 1887. 

2. — 152 Edward Henry, b. Lowell, Mass., Oct. 3, 1833; m. 

Harriett Sperry. 
3.— William Alex,, b. 1835; d - l8 3 6 - 
4. — Cathrine Ann, b. Madison, Ind., M'ch 1, 1837; m. 1863, 

Charles D. Moody, lawyer, Beardstown, 111.; res. St. 



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THE TWINING FAMILY. Ill 

Louis, Mo. She was teacher in Cleveland, O., Fern. 
Sem., 1856-9; Congregational Ch. Issue: 

1. Harriett, b. 1865; d. 1866, St. Louis. 

2. Catharine, b. 1867. 

3. Ethelwynne, b. 1870(F); d. 1884, Webster Grove, Mo. 

4. Constance, b. 1875, St. Louis. 

5. Mark, b. 1877 (?); St. Louis. 

5.— William Johnson, b. Madison, Ind., Aug. 2, 1839. Grad. 
U. S. Military Academy, 1863, and promoted to the rank 
of First Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers same date. 
Served throughout the Civil War in the departments of 
of the Cumberland and Ohio, as Assistant and Chief En- 
gineer, participating in the battles of Franklin and Nash- 
ville and the invasion through Georgia. " For gallant 
and meritorious services in action during the Rebellion," 
received rank Major United States Army, M'ch 13, 1S65, 
Astronomer Northern Boundary Survey, 1S72-76, and 
other military duties. In 1878 appointed Engineer Com. 
of the Dis. of Columbia, having received the rank ot 
Major of Engineers, 1877, in which capacity he distin- 
guished himself with honors. He was considered one of 
the most accomplished and capable engineer officers in 
the army. A man of fine personal qualities and sterling 
integrity. Died of pleurisy, May, 1882; buried with mili- 
tary honors at West Point. Was never married. 

6. — Helen KHz., b. 1841; a beautiful woman of fine musical 
talent; res. St. Louis, Mo. 

7. — 153 Charles Osmond, b. Sept. 28, 1845; m. Anna Camp- 
bell. 

8. — Mary Evelyn, b. 1849; res. St. Louis, Mo. 



75 



Alfred C. Twining, son of 34 William, b. 
Oct. 8, 1804, Tolland; d. Aug. 31, 1883, Lansing- 
burgh, N. Y.; m. first, Marietta Hamilton, Dec. 15, 
1834; d. Sept. 8, 1841, T.; sister of his brother 
Stephen's wife; m. secondly, Mary F. Barton, b. April 
1, 18 18, L. ; d, May 26, 1886, Troy, N. Y.; merchant; 
Congregationalism 



112 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

ISSUE by First Wife: 

i. — Maria, m. J. B. Shepard, of Chicago, 111., and d. 1865. 

2. — Helen, m. J. B. Shepard, Secretary Department of Police, 

res. 60, 23d street, (above). 
3. — 154 George A., b. M'ch 15, 1841, L.; m. Jennie Byers. 

ISSUE by Second Wife: 

4. — William Barton, b. Jan. 18, 1846: d. Sept. 13, 1848. 

5. — Charles Barton, b. July 6, 1849: d. May 24, 1867. 

6.— Alfred F., b. Dec. 19, 1851: d. M'ch 3, 1854. 

7. — Francis Barton, b. Sept. 3, 1856. Shirt and collar busi- 
ness: res. Troy, N. Y.: m. Dec. 12, 1889, Nomina New- 
comb, dau. of Dr. Daniel D. Bucklin. 



76 



Alexander Twining, son of 34 William, 
b. Dec. 25, 1814, T.; d. Feb. 28, 1862, T.; m. Laura 
J. Tinker, Sept. 22, 1841, b June 14, 182 1, T. He 
was a farmer and lived on the old homestead during 
life; Cong.; his wid. m. Wm Humphreys, of Middle- 
burgh, Ohio, 1866. She became a wid. again, 1884, 
and resides with his chil. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Emergene L.,,b. Oct. 16, 1843: m. James R. Irwin, Nov. 
27, 1872, b. M'ch 9, 1849: farmer: res. Norton Center, 
Ohio. Issue : 

1. Allen T., b. Nov. 2, 1873. 

2. Harry H., b. May 27, 1875; d. Jan. 13, 1877. 

3. James R., b. Feb. 21, 188a 

4. Nettie C, b. May 24, 1882. 

5. Wm. L., b. July 2, 1884. 

2. — 155 William F., b. Nov. 18, 1851 : m. Eva M. Carpenter 
3. — Cora F., b. Feb. 12, 1854: m. Alfred H. Taylor, Nov. 5 
1876: farmer: res. Berea, Ohio. Issue: 

1. Winnie, b. April 13, 1878. 

2. Pearl A., b. M'ch 2, 1882. 

3. Clyde A., b. Oct. 19, 1884; d. April 16, 1885. 

4. Laura J., b. May 1, 1886; d. Aug. 5, 1886. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 113 

t t William Twining, son of 35 William, b. 
June 14, 1789, T., d. Aug. 8, 1883, So. Rutland, N. 
Y.; m. April 27, 18 13, Ovanda Fowler, d. May 9, 
1855. He entered Williamstown Coll. 1808; soon 
after leaving coll. he made a trip on horseback to Lick- 
ing Co., Ohio, and Jefferson Co.,N. Y., with his uncle, 
38 Lewis Twining and bought of him several hun- 
dred acres of land in Champion, Jeff. Co., N. Y,, to 
which he removed from T. in the spring of 1 8 1 8 " He 
acquired a competence and gave to each of his four 
sons and three dau. a liberal academic education. Was 
esteemed for his honesty, liberality and integrity. A 
devout mem. of Pres. Ch., wherein he was nurtured, 
until about 1826, when he became a Universalist, his 
wife being in accord with him Retained his mental 
powers to the end. When called out for a speech on 

his 90th birthday, he astonished the assembled guests 

in a happy and appropriate manner." 

ISSUE: 

1. — Susannah, b. Feb. 14, 1814: m. Rev. J. H. Whelpley 3 

Oct. 15, 1833: m. secondly, Thompson: res. Mulli- 

kin, Michigan. Issue: 

1. Jerome Twining, M. D., b. Oct. 18, 1834; res - Cobden, 111. 

2. Solon R., M. D., b. Feb. 13, 1837; res. Grand Ledge, Mich. 

3. Ferdinand, b. Sept. 19, 1842; res. Hoytsville, Mich. 

4. Cecilia, b. May 17, 1845; res. Portland, Mich. 

5. Byron I., b. Jan. 16, 1851; res. Hoytsville. 

2. — 156 John, b. Jan. 6, 1816: m. Eveline R. Smith. 

3. — Lucinda A., b. May 6, 1S1S: m. first, Joab Miller, Feb. 16, 
1840, d. 1843: m. secondly, Samuel Smith, 1845, divorced 
1855: m. third, John Mills, Nov. 10, 1S61, d. July 8, 
1862: m. fourth, G. W. Adams, M'ch 10, 1S86: res. 
Brodhead, Wis. Issue by first husband: 

1. Overa V., b. Feb. 5, 1841. Issue by second marriage: 



114 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

2. Corydon Twining, b. Jan. 21, 1847; d. June, 1866, run over 
by his wagon. Served in the late war. 

3. Milo E., b. Nov. 22, 1851 ; res. Republican City, Neb. 

4. — 157 William F., b. Aug. 17, 1820: m. Martha M. Taylor. 

5. — 158 Alfred W., b. Sept. 3, 1822: m. Jennette Fargo. 

6. — Milo S., b. So. Champion, N. Y., Dec. 10, 1826: removed 

to Wis., 1854: m. Kate A. R,ockwood, Dec. 11, i860; 

justice peace, dairyman and importer of stock; res. Brod- 

head, Wis. Issue: 

1. Lillian, b. July 30, 1S62; m. Fred. A. Mitchell, Jan. 1, 1880; 
one child, son, b. M'ch 27, 1884; res. Dubuque, Iowa; com- 
mercial traveler. 

2. Jessie, b. July 28, 1863; d. Sept. 30, 1864. 

7. — Marietta O., b, Oct. 27, 1829; m. first, J. W. Smith; m. 
secondly, Silas Weller, Sept. 10, i860, who d.; res. South 
Rutland, N. Y. Issue by first m.: 

1. Leonora, b. Feb. 27, 1851; m. Oct. 12, 1870, David Waldo. 
By second husband : 

2. Birdie, b. Dec. 7, 1862; d. M'ch 22, 1864. 

3. Ettie, b. Feb. 17, 1867; m. Frank Stockwell; res. So. R. 



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Elijah Twining, son of 35 William, b. 
Aug. 25, 1792, T.; cl. Nov. 5, 1872; farmer. Owned 
400 acres in T.; Presbyterian; m. first, Almira More, 
May 1, 1816; cl. July 2,1870, aged 75 yrs; m. secondly, 



Fidela L. Rogers. 



ISSUE: 



1.— Harriett A.,b. M'ch 31, 18 1 7 ; m, Austin H. Ramson,Jan. 
1, 1845; res. West Hartford, Ct. Issue: 

1. Almira C, b. M'ch 24, 1846; d. Sept. 8, 1863. 

2. Julius E., b. M'ch 19, 184S; d." Oct. n, 1852. 

3. Ausbert A., b. Aug. 12, 1849; m. Jane Beacher, Jan. 23, 1881. 

4. Lawrence B., b. Oct. 23, 1850; m. Louisa Deny. 

5. John H., b. M'ch 24, 1852. 

6. Julia A., b. May 25, 1856; m. Wm. Fuller, M'ch 20, 1876. 

7. Susan A., b. April 5, i860; m. Geo. A. Fuller, Nov. 24, 1882. 
she d. July 24, 1885. 

2. — 159 Elphonzo, b. June 8, 1818; m. Eliza A. Cone. 
2.—- 160 Joseph, b. April 23, 1820; m. Henrietta M. Talcott. 
4. — IOI Orlandon, b. Sept. 30, 182 1 ; m. Lucy E. Irvin. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 115 

5. — Eliza A., b. Dec. 15, 1822; m. Joseph Kenyon, of Otis 
Mass., Nov. 25, 1 847; farmer and postmaster (1886). Issue: 

1. Mary Jane, b. Aug. 6, 1849. 

2. Myra, b. June 16, 1854; m. and has one child. 

6. — 162 Samuel M., b. Feb. 9, 1824; m. Harriett Gates. 

7. — Bevel, b. May 8, 1826; m. Melinda E. Brown, Aug. 21, 

1 87 1 ; d. May 27, 18S9, aged 66 years; farmer; res. North 

Bloomfield, Ct. No issue. 
8. — 163 Lucius, b. Aug. 8, 1827, T.; m. Mary E.Jackson. 



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Hiram Twining, son of 35 William, b. 
M'ch 31, 1794, T ; d. at his son Samuel's, Fulton Co., 
111., M'ch 8, 1876; m. Lovey Peace, of Maine, Dec. 14, 
1820; b. April 11, 1800, d. April 12, 1850. Moved 
with his uncle, 38 Lewis Twining, to Licking Co., 
Ohio; drove the ox team for him over the mountains. 
In 1826 bought a farm one-half mile east of where 
Alexandria, Ohio, now stands, and remained there a 
farmer to 1864. Was a man of excellent character, 
intelligent, industrious and never heard to use a pro- 
fane word; member of M. E. Church. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Philena, b. Oct. 15, 1821; m. Richard Stewart, M'ch 11, 
1838; res. Lewistown, 111. Issue: 

1. Austin W. ; res. Jacksonville, 111. 

2. James M. ; served three years in the Rebellion, 121st Ohio 
Reg.; res. Lewistown, 111. 

3. Annie E.; res. Cambridge, Neb. 

2. — Mary P., b. Dec. 17, 1823; m. Obadiah C. Houghton, Feb. 
9, 1S40; res. Lewistown, 111. Issue: 

1. Darius K. 

2. Philena. 

3. Henrietta. 

4. Hiram. 

5. Anna. 

6. Ella. 

7. Albert. 



116 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

3. — Henry N., b. June 26, 1827; m. Mary A. Rogers, Oct. 23, 

1849; d. April 3, 1889; photographer; res. Burlington, 

Iowa, where he moved 1S54; one child, Medora C, b. 

M'ch 24, 1853; d. April 14, 1855. 
4. — 164 Samuel R., b. Jan. 30, 183 1 ; m. Sarah E. Overstreet. 
5. — Julia A., b. May 16, 1835; m. Charles D. Maranville, Dec. 

29, 1859; res. Alexandria, O.; two chil., Frank W. and 

Fred C. 
6. — Anna M., b. Sept 11, 1S38; m. Charles E. Smith, Nov. 15, 

1866; res. West Berlin, Ohio; served in the Civil War 4 

years, 32d Ohio Reg. Issue: 

1. Edward. 

2. Earnest. 

3. Geo. W. 



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Joseph Twining, son of 35 William, b. 

M'ch 27, 1796, T. ; d. Feb. 5, i860. So. Champion, 

N. Y. ; m. Rachel Lewis; d. Dec. 30, 1875, aged 78 

3 T rs, 11 mo, 19 days; farmer. 

ISSUE: 

1. — James Hiram, b. Oct. 18, 1823; d. Aug. 16, 185 1, South 
Champion; m. Abigal Waldo, yet living (1888). Issue: 

1. Hiram M., b. May 29, 1848; d. Aug. 14, 1851. 

2. Charles W., b. Dec. 7, 1849; d. Aug. 14, 1851. These chil- 
dren were buried in one casket and their father was buried at 
the same time (of bloody flux). 

3. Mary A., d. infant. 

2. — Eliza A., b. Feb. 4, 1825; m. Mortimer Waldo, who d. 
1887; res. East Watertown, N. Y.; M.E. Church. Issue: 

i. James H., b. Oct. 21, 1847; d- inf. 

2. Ellen E., b. Oct. 4, 1752; m. James Hodge; res. Copenhagen, 
N. Y. 

3. Charles M., b. Oct. 29, 1861; d. Aug, 24, 1887. 

3. — Henry M., b. April 19, 1828; d. Dec. 21, 1846. 
4.— Mary F., b. July 2, 1831; d. Nov. 7, 1839. 

OX Barnabas Twining, son of 36 Eleazer, b. 
M'ch i, 1800; d. Feb. n ? 1831; m, Harriett Phelps 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 117 

about 1824, dau. of Elijah, of Otis; lived in Berk- 
shire Co., Mass. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Eleazer, b. M'ch 23, 1825; m. and had five or six chil.; 
" went West," but efforts to trace him have been in- 
effectual. 

2. — Cordelia, b. May 22, 1827; m. Nov. 27, 1850, Solomon 
Clark, New Boston, Mass., who d. Sept. 2, 1882; wid.; 
res. Westfield, Mass. Issue: 

1. Ella C, b. Nov. 10, 1851; m. Jno. Mills, 1870; res. N. Haven, 
Ct. 

2. Calie H., b. April 19, 1855; m. Silas Ripley, iS74;res. E. 
Granville, Mass. 

3. Gertrude E., b. Aug. 16, 1859; d. April 22, 1878, Westfield 
Mass. 

4. Burton S., b. July 16, 1861 ; m. Fannie Pomeroy ; res. West- 
field. 

3. — Ruth, b. Oct. 8, 1830; d.Jan. 15, 1880; m. Luman Jerome, 
of Bristol, Ct., May 6, 1849; d. M'ch 10, 1872. Issue: 

1. Adelia, d. young. 

2. Adelaide, d. young. 

3. Anna, b. Dec. 10, 1859; m - Geo. W. Hamlin, Plainville, Ct. 



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Philander F. Twining, son of 37 Judah, 
b. May 6, 1809; d. Nov. 13, 1877 ; m. Sarah A., dau. 
of Jonathan and Abigail (Boise) Shephard, Oct. 19, 
1831; d. Oct. 8, 1885, aged 77 yrs. A man eminent 
for piety; 30 years an official and deacon in the Tol- 
land Cong. Church; also held various township offices. 
Six years prior to his death he resided at New Boston, 

Mass. 

ISSUE: 

1.— 105 Nelson B., b. Nov. 16, 1832; m. M. E. Webb. 

2. — Lewis T., b. Aug. 4, 1836; m. Hannah A. Webb (sister of 

above), June 7, 1865; she d. April 15, 1877; he d. Nov. 

27, 1877; farmer, of Sandisfield; no issue. 

3. — 166 Homer P., b. Nov. 9, 1839; m. Mary B. White. 



118 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

4. — Lois Etta, b. Jan. 22, 1844; d. Jan. 27, i860; educated at 
Claverack, N. Y. Sem. It is said all bearing the name 
" Lois " were beautiful women. 

od Merrick Twining, son of 38 Lewis, b. 
July 13, 1807, T. ; m. first, Corintha Clark, Jan. 22, 
1829; she d. Sept. 29, 1884; m. secondly ', Mrs. Pier- 
son, of Newark, Ohio, Dec., 1886; farmer; Cong.; 

res. Granville, Ohio. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Henrietta J., b. Sept. 14, 183 1, Berlin, O.; m. first, Sept. 
14, 1S4S, Lewis Jones, b. Feb. 14, 1819, Cardiganshire, 
Wales, d. M'ch 23, '64; m. secondly, Feb. 16, 1869, Mor- 
gan Williams, b. Oct. 14, 1833, Utica, N. Y.; farmer; 
elder Presbyterian Ch.; res. Granville. Issue: 

1. De Esting W., b. July 29, 1849; hardware merchant; res. 
Granville. 

2. Otto S., b. April 14, 1851, m. Georgiana Williams; livery- 
man ; res. G. 

3. Alma M., b. June 26, 1857; m. Ed. E. Tight, Nov. 30, 1887; 
res. G. 

4. Howard L , b. May 4, 1871 (twin). 

5. George L., b. May 4, 187 1 (twin). 

2. — 167 Lewis S., b. April 6, 1S33; m. Philena C. Moore. 

3.— 168 Edward W., b. May 8, 1836; m. Matilda Hughson. 

4.— Harriett O., b. Dec. S, 1838. 

5 — 169 Henry L., b. Sept. 16, 1841; m. Annie Moore. 

6 — Almira R., b. Sept. 10, 1846; m. Ben. S. Marshall, Oct. 18, 

1865, b. Jan. 24, 1843, K nox > O.; carpenter; res. Newark, 

Ohio. Issue: 

1. Charles M., b. Dec. 7, 1866; d. Aug. 27, 1869. 

2. Birdena, b. Sept. 15, 1872, Otho, Iowa. 

3. William H., b. Nov. 3, 1878, Hartford, O. 

4. Harry G., b. Nov. 13, 1884, Girard, Kan. 

7. — 170 Nelson L., b. Oct. 10, 1850; m. Caroline Hall. 

S. — Charles D.,'b. June 21, 1854; m. Elma Williams, Oct. 3, 

1876, b. July 4, 1S59; farmer; res. Hillier, Knox Co., 

Ohio. Issue: 

1. Hattie B., b. Oct. 13, 1S77. 

2. Minnie, b. July 31, 1883. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 119 

9. — Gratia M., b. July 22, 1S60; m. Nov. 23, 1884, Dent Bar- 
rick, b. 1861; blacksmith; one child, William B., b. July, 
1S86. 

OT Edward W. Twining, son of 38 Lewis, 

b. Oct, 5, 18 1 4. Took a literary course at Ohio 

University and theological course at Lane Seminary 

during Lyman Beecher's connection therewith; entered 

Methodist ministr}? 1840 in Iowa, where he continued 

forty years; res. Corning, Iowa; m, first, Adeline 

Weed, Feb, 3, 1840, d, Jan. 3, 1848, Washington, 

Iowa; m. secondly, P. B. Ashley, Aug, 28, 1849, 

ISSUE by First Wife: 

1. — Jennette, d. inf. 

2. — Almima, d. inf. 

3. — Fenimore, d. inf. 

4. — 171 Edward T., b. Aug. 5, 1844; m. Florence Conger. 

5. — 172 Lauriston, b. June 7, 1845; m * L aura Botkin. 

ISSUE by Second Wife: 

6. — 173 Jessie L., b. Aug. 5, 1S50; m. Flora D. Rowley. 



85 



Jonathan Twining, son of 39 Nathan; b. 
Nov, 9, 1790, Alstead, N. H., d. April, 1864, Brattle- 
boro, Vt., hospital; m, Jan. 9, 18 17, Eliza Ann, dau. 
of John and Eliz. Fessenden, b. in Townsend, Mass., 
1802; d. Green Garden, 111., at the home of her son, 
Hiram, June, 1872. 

Removed to town of Shrewsbury, Vt., about 
1835, He was a lay preacher of the Christian denom- 
ination; was quite gifted as an extempore speaker. It 
is said that " some agreeable reminiscences exist of 
him.*'' By trade a cooper and shoemaker. 




Rev. Edward W. Twining 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 121 

ISSUE: 

i. — 174 Hiram, b. June 9, 1819; m. Betsey Needham. 

2. — Lucina B., b. May 20, 182 1, Gilsum, N. H.; m. Nov. 12, 
1846, Oliver Woods, b. Petersboro, N. H., Feb. 15, 1S11, 
son of Nehemiah and Jerusha (Stevens) Woods; res. 
Manchester, N. H. 

3. — Bemsley Lord, b. Sept. 29, 1822; farmer; unm.; res. 
Shrewsbury. 

4. — Paschal W., b. July 25, 1825, Gilsum; d. Aug. 22, 1852; 
unm. 

5. — Merinda F., b. July 12, 1828; m. Samuel C.,son of Brooks 
and Sally (Clark) Hudson, Dec. 1, 1846; she d. Nov. 27, 
1856, leaving one child, a dau. He m. again; res. Gil- 
sum, N. H. 

6. — Sarah E., b. April 1, 1835, Shrewsbury; m - 1858, Abel 
Spaulding; res. Townsend Centre, Mass.; one child, 
Alice, b. Oct. 1865. 

7. — Elmira F., b. May 12, 1837, S -5 m - Feb - lS - 1S56, Alpheus 
Smith; res. Forest Home, Franklin Co., Kan. Issue: 

1. Samuel A., b. in 111., 1858. 

2. Clara, b. in 111., 1861. 

otJ Ebenezer Twining, son of 4:0 Barnabas, b. 
April 4, 1801, Orleans, Mass ; d. Oct. 3, 1877, 
Swampscott, Mass., where he removed M'ch, 1843; 
fisherman; Universalist ; m. Meribah Small (dau. of 
Zaeheriah, of South Orleans); d. Nov. 25, 1877, S., 
aged 74 years; Baptist. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Rebecca, b. Sept. 13, 1824; m. first, Ensign Eldridge, 
April 8, 1840, who d. Sept. 8, 1853, So. Chatham, Mass.; 
m. secondly^ Luther Eldridge, cousin of first husband, 
May 10, 1S62, who d. Feb. 11, 1S79, So. Chatham, where 
wid. res. 1889; "Come Outers." Issue: 

1. Clement, b. Oct. 1, 1845; m. Susan M. Eldridge, 1870, So. C. ; 
book pub.; res. Battle Creek, Michigan; Seventh Day Advent. 



122 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

2. Ensign A., b. June 5, 1848; m. first, Ellen M. Crowell, 1867, 
d. 1877; m. secondly, O. E. Nason, 1886; merchant; res. Lynn, 
Mass.; M. E. Ch. 

3. Sybrina T., b. July 10, 1850; d. Nov. 6, 1851. 

4. Alonzo, b. July 25, 1852; m. Ella Nickerson, of E. Harwich, 
Mass., 1876; she d. 18S6; mariner; res. So. Chatham, Mass. 

5. Henry W., b. July 17, 1S63; m. Mary S. Hunt, of Lynn, Mass. 
18S6; poultry business; res. So. Chatham, Mass. 

2. — Sabrina, b. Jan. 15, 1827; d. 1848. 

3. — Barnabas, b. Sept. 19, 1830; d. young. 

4. — Malvina W., b. Sept. 17, 1831; d. Dec. 1857; m. John 
TuttLe, of Dedham, Mass. Issue: 

1. Amanda W., b. about 1854; d. inf. 

2. Willie, b. 1857; d. Aug. 1858. 

5. — Meribah, changed to Mary Fi-ancis (twin), b. May 4, 1836; 
rn. Nov. 27, 1856, Edward Marsh, Jr.; fisherman; M. E. 
Church; res. Swampscott, Mass. Issue: 

1. George H., b. Sept. 29, 1857; d. Sept. 30, 1858. 

2. Ida M., b. Aug. 16, 1859; m. M'ch 5, 1879, Charles Parrott; 
chil. 

3. Edelena, b. Feb. 8, 1862; m. Walter F. Gage, of Wilton, N. 
H., Nov. 27, '89; glass blower; res. Cambridgeport, Mass. 

4. Ebenezer H., b. July 28, 1865; d Feb. 16, 1866. 

5. Edward F., b. Aug. 28, 1868; d. inf. 

6. Maud L., b. April 13, 1873. 

7. Annie L., b. Aug. 16, 1878; d. inf. 

6. — Ebenezer (twin), b. May 4, 1836; d. Sept. 1859; drowned; 
m. Mary Pierce;" res. Swampscott; one child, Willie, 
b. Dec. 1S59; d. Aug. i860. 

7. — Elizabeth, b. Nov. 13, 1838; m. W. Henry Thomas, M'ch, 
1859; fisherman; M. E. Ch.; res. Swampscott. Issue: 

1. Eliza A., b. M'ch 17, i860; m. Edward Foye; baggage master; 
res. Lynn, Mass. 

2. Henrietta, b. Dec. 1863; d. June, 1876. 

3. Charles W., b. Nov. 1866; d. 1876. 

4. Mamie F., b. Nov. 1868; m. Nov. 27, 1889, Fred. W. New- 
hall; merchant; res. Lynn, Mass. 

5. Lettie L., b. about 1871; d. 1872. 

6. Walter A., b. Aug. 3, 1874. 

7. Nellie L., b. Sept. 4, 1877. 

8.— Barnabas, b. Sept. 24, 1841; d. inf. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 1 4 23 



87 



Addison Twining, son of 4X Abner, b. 
June 24, 1810, Frankfort, Maine, d. April 3, 1882, F.; 
m. Jan. 6, 1849, Emeline, dau. of Henry Colson, b. 
April 12, 1831. Lived on the old homestead at F., 
where all his children were born; wid. res, in Winter- 
port, Me. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Albert T., b. Oct. 17, 1849; m. Jennie Cole, of Winter- 
port, who d. Feb. 1887. Served in the 20th Maine Reg. 
in the Rebellion; farmer; res. F.; no issue. 

2.— Alice O., b. Nov. 5, 1850, d. M'ch 9, 1853. 

3 ._Violet A., b. Feb. 7, 1852; m. L. B. Grindle, of Bluehill, 
Me., Dec. 31, 1872; granite cutter; no chil.; res. Bluehill. 

4. — Addison, Jr., b. Nov. 2, 1S53; went to Woburn, Mass., 
when eighteen years old, where he is engaged in farm- 
ing; m. Mazzie Graham. Issue: 
Mable, Emma and Violet, and an inf. dau. 

5. — Arthur F., b. Feb. 26, 1856; d. Nov. 22, 1858. 

6. — Nathan F., b. June 26, 1861. Lived at F. until 20 years 
old, when he went to Bluehill, Me., and learned the 
granite cutters trade; res. Belfast, Me. 



88 



Harrison Twining, son of 4X Abner; b. 
Nov, 14, 1 8 14, Frankfort, Me., where he resided until 
1885, when he moved to Au Gres, Michigan; fell from 
a hammock, causing paralysis, from which he d. Nov. 
5, 1887. He was a prominent Universalist minister, 
a brilliant conversationalist, a man well read and of 
sterling worth. Married, first, Olive Higgins, Oct, 20, 
1842, b. Nov. 13, 1824, d. Sept. 20, 1845; two chil ; d. 
inf.; m. secondly, Bethiah Higgins (sister of first wife), 
June 10, 1846, d. Oct. 16, 1846; m. thirdly, Mary Jane 
Cole (cousin to first two), April 27, 1847, b* May 22, 



124 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

1829; she res. Au Gres, Mich., and on Thanksgiving 
(1889) gave a " real old down East styled dinner." 

ISSUE by Third Wife: 

1. — Howard, d. inf. 

2.— Olive Rosilla, b. M'ch 1, 1848; m. F. A. Gilkey, of 

Houlton, Me.; res. Newell, 'Iowa; one child, Maud, b. 

about 1876. 
3. — Howard, b. Dec. 1, 1849; d. M'ch 3, 1850. 
4. — Sarah, b. Feb. 22, 1851; m. E. G. Cole, Feb. 27, 1873, 

b. Hampden, Me., Jan. 25, 1851; res.. Au Gres, Mich.; no 

children. 
5. — Lizette, b. Oct. 16, 1853; d. Aug. 9, 1869. 
6. — Harrison, b. Oct. 18, 1855; d. Jan. 15, 1873. 
7.— Herbert, b. Jan. 15, 1857; d - M ' ch 8, 1883. 
8.— Elvira Cobb, b. M'ch 5, i860; m. Nov. 30, 1881, James 

Grimore, lumberman and merchant; res. Au Gres, Mich. 

Issue : 

1. Gail G., b. Feb. 26, 18S3. 

2. Pearle Twining, b. Sept. 24, 1884. 

9. — Fred L., b. Sept. 30, 1865; m. Lillie Hill Sept. 15, 1888; 

bookkeeper; res. Au Gres, Mich. 
10.— Willie S., b. Jan. 15, 1868; d. Jan. 8, 1881. 
11. — Hannah, d. inf. 

Ov Jonathan Twining, son of 42 Jonathan; 
b May 13, 1797, O,, d. Oct. 10, 1846, New Orleans, 
La., of yellow fever. He was captain of a little brig 
which sailed to and from " Perloma," and also sailed 
from Boston to foreign parts and d. on his last voyage; 
m.Jirst, Sukey Linnell, April 2, 1819; baptized 1799; 
d. March 31, 1843, aged 43 yrs., O.; m. secondly, Sarah 
Cook, of Boston, Mass. 

ISSUE: 
1. — Joseph, b. Oct. 5, 1820; d. Sept. 21, 1821. 
2. — Lucy, b. April 3, 1823; d. Oct. 27, 1873, Chicago, 111.; m. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 125 

Ed. C. Cooledge, of Hillsborough, N. H. Left one son, 
who m. Carrie Haight, of Aurora, 111.; res. Chicago. 

3. — Jonathan, b. April 29, 1825. Went to sea in the ship 
Alice Gray, of Boston, Freeman S.Nickerson, of Boston, 
master, on her passage from Philadelphia to Londonderry, 
in April, 1847. She nao - a car g° f° r the famine stricken 
Irish, but was never heard from after leaving port, and 
it is certain the vessel and all on board found watery graves 
in the Atlantic. Jonathan was one of the officers of the 
ship. 

4. — Hannah J., b. Jan. 27, 1828; d. Sept. 10, 1847, E. Boston, 
unm. 

5. — Joseph R., b. Sept. 18, 1830; d. of consumption at the 
Marine Hospital, Boston, before 1855; unm. 

6. — Sukey or Susan, b. M'ch 6, 1833; °^ Lowell, Mass.; m. 
Norman Cobb, of Johnsbury, Vt., who d. in Cal.; left 
one child, Wallace W., who m. Eliz. Rose; he d. Nov. 
1883. 

7. — Tamzen, b. M'ch 9, 1835; m. Feb. 1857, Nathaniel K. 
Holland, of Newbury port; repair shop; res. Salem, Mass. 
One child, Geo. H., b. 1858; m. Eliz. Bosworth, of 
Stoneham, Mass. 

8.— 175 George F., b. Jan. 28, 1838; m. Annie Whittier. 



EIGHTH, NINTH AND TENTH 
GENERATIONS. 



90 



Stephen B. Twining, son of 44 Charles, 
b. Jan. 19, 1844; m. Letetia Warner, Jan. 17, 1866; 
Friend; engaged in stone quarries with his brother, Q], 
Ed. W.; res. Yardley, Pa. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Sarah W., b. March 4, 1S67. 
2.— Elizabeth, b. M'ch 19, 1S70. .. 

y X Edward W. Twining, son of 44 Charles, 

b. M'ch 4, 1846; m. Mary S. Walker, Jan. 14, 187b; 

Friend; res. Yardley, Pa. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Charles T., b. Dec. 30, 1S7S; d. Jan. 30, 1879. 

2. — Stephen Baldwin, b. Dec 29, 1879. 

3.— Ernest W., b. Dec. 21, 1883; d. Feb. 17, 1885. 



92 



Aaron Twining, son of 45 J onn ? b- M'ch 
31, 1827; d. Aug, 25, 1862, Olcltown, Ark., during 
service in late war, Co. C, nth Wis. Vol.; res. Medina, 
Wis. u A generous and sympathetic man;" farmer; 
M. E, Ch ; m. Mary Lyons, Dec. 31, 1853, b. May 31, 
1836. She again m, Jerry Folsom, Sept. 13, 1868, 
and moved to Alexandria, Dak., 1884, by whom she 
has five children. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 127 

ISSUE by First Wife: 

i. — William H., b. Dec. 15, 1854, Waterloo, Wis.; m. Mary 
A. Mitchell, June 9, 1881, b. June 30, 1859; moved to 
Alexandria, Dak., 1880. Owns 480 acres of Dakota 
" dirt." Issue : 

1. Geo. M., b. M'ch 2, 1882; d. Nov. 26, 1884. 

2. Bell, b. Dec. 20, 1886. 

3. Leon Robert, b. Sept. 9, 1889. 

2. — James Carey, b. April 13, 1856; res. Minor, Dak.; owns 
160 acre farm; unm. 

3. — Emma J., b. April 12, 1859; m. Delacy Betts, Nov. 29, 
1883; b. April 10, 1858; res. Sioux Falls, Dak. Issue: 

1. Julian, b. Sept. 18, 1884; d. Feb. 13, 1885. 

2. Mattie E., b. Feb. 9, 1886; d. Feb. 19, 1887. 

3. A son, b. Feb. 1888. 



93 



Nathan C. Twining, son of 45 J onn ; b. 
Sept. 27, 1834; m. first, Phebe Ann Barber, Nov. 18, 
1861, b. June 16, 1838, Hopkinton, R. I., d. Jan. 16, 
1866, Edgerton, Rock Co., Wis.;. a Christian lady of 
refined manners and finished education; m. secondly • 
Mary Jane Rennie, M'ch 23, 1868. 

From the Wisconsin Ed. Record the following extracts are 
obtained relating to our subject: 

. " Among the most prominent of Wisconsin's educators and teachers 
is Prof. Nathan C. Twining, of Monroe, Wis. Having received a thorough 
academic, as well as collegiate education, he stands second to none in his 
profession. He has wielded a great influence in the State in all the public 
school matters, engrafting his ideas not only on the minds of teachers but 
has been influential in giving shape to their ideas, thus making himself felt 
throughout the length and breadth of the State. 

" He has been regarded for years as the best mathematical teacher in 
the State, having for eight years held the chair of Math, in Milton Coll. * 
******* He has given his life 

energies to schools of the State, having spent his time from Sept , 1873, to 
June, 1886, in the public schools of Monroe, Wis. He raised them to the 
highest rank, his school being regarded at the State University as the very 
best school in the State for fitting young men and women to enter upon an 
advanced course of university education. 



128 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

" Having spent years in study of Latin and Greek, and his vacations 
in extensive travel, he has long held the foremost place also as a thorough 
instructor in classical languages, history and scicences. 

" During the war of the States he held the position of captain in the 
40th Reg. Wis. Vol. Inft, Co. C, being also a member of the 13th Vol. 

" In person tall, finely developed, health robust, ambition that knoweth 
no defeat. Reared a Quaker, he strictly adheres to their strict code of 
morals. Absolutely free from the use of all narcotics, he is a firm and un- 
flinching advocate of individual temperance prohibition. 

" As an author and writer he stands amongst the foremost of his asso- 
ciates. His published papers on astronomy, language and pedagogics, 
science and current topics have been well received and placed in the educa- 
tional archives of the State." 

In 1S87 he took charge of the Riverside, Cal., schools, where he also 
owns a vineyard and orange grove. (See portrait page 86) 

ISSUE by First Wife: 

1. — Harry La Verne, b. M'ch 8, 1863, Milton, Wis.; express 
office clerk, Georgetown, Col., but now assistant in River- 
side, Cal., schools. 

2. — Clarence W., b. April 27, 1864, M.; ass't bank cashier; 
res. Monroe, Wis.; a first-class penman; m. Sept. 30, 
1886, Mazie V. Barber, b. June 17, 1867, dau. of Joseph 
C. Barber and Louisa A. Rittenhouse. Issue: 

1. Joseph Laverne, b. Sept. 17, 1887. 

2. Phebe L., b. Sept. 22, 1889. 

ISSUE by Second Wife: 

3. — Nathan Crook, Jr., b. Jan. 17, 1869, Boscobel, Wis. 
Graduated with honors at Monroe High School, 1SS4; 
1885 at Valparaiso (Ind.) Normal School, where he be- 
came proficient in stenography and type writing. Entered 
U. S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md., Sept. 1885, 
where he stood number .six in a class of eighty-six. 
Grad. June, 1889, number four in a class of thirty-eight. 
At once entered a two years' cruise on board the U. S. 
steamer " Chicago." A young man of fine form, robust, 
teetotaler and master of five languages. " Successus 
meritos coronet." 

94: Henry Harrison Twining, son of 45 J onn > 
b. Feb. 11, 1841; m. Hattie E. Miller, Nov. 14, 1865, 




Cadet N. C. Twining, Jr. 

U. S. Steel Cruiser Chicago, U. S. N., iS 



130 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

b. Nov. 6, 1845, Dane Co., Wis. Lived in Grundy, 
Butler and Mitchell counties, Iowa, to Oct. 1886, when 
he settled at Hiram, Cleburne Co,, Arkansas; farmer; 
Baptist and Sunday-school worker. Served four years 
and twenty-six days in Co. C, nth Wis. V. V. I. R 
Fired first shot on Vicksburg. For bravery and daring 
was twice promoted. 

ISSUE: 



— Addie Lorena, b. July 24, 1868, Grundy Co., Iowa. 
— Burton Miller, b. Oct. 25, 1871, Grundy Co., Iowa. 
— Ralph Waldo, b. April 14, 1873, Butler Co., Iowa. 
— Earnest Centennial, b. Sept. 21, 1877, Butler Co., Iowa. 
— Earl, b. Oct. 29, 1884, Osage, Iowa; d. Oct. 27, 1887, 
Hiram, Ark. 



t/O Peter Slater Twining, son of 45 J onn > b - 
Feb. 27, 1844; m. Cornelia Z. Cooper, Feb. 25, 1863, 
b, Feb. 13, 1844, Wilton, N. Y. Sold his farm, a part 
of the old homestead at Waterloo, Wis,, 1886, on which 
he had resided 42 years; res. W. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Lionall A., b. Jan. 5, 1865. 

2.— Lillie M., b. Jan. 20, 1869; d. Feb. 6, 1870. 

3.— Arthur F., b. Aug. 31, 1872. 

4.— Rose M., b. Dec. 3, 1874. 

5.— Paul E. (twin), b. May 4, 1877. 

6.— Perry J. (twin), b. May 4, 1877. 

7.— Ray C, b. Oct. 8, 1878. 

t/O Chapin Twining, son of 46 Charles, b 
Jan. 16, 181 7; m. wid, Kee (maiden name Levisa 
Whitaker), July 15, 1863, b. May 7, 1837; farmer; 
res. Potosi, Grant Co., Wis. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 131 

ISSUE: 

i.— Melissa, b. June 24, 1864; m. March 24, 1887, Frank 

Schwartz. 
2. — John H., b. Dec. 1, 1866; d. Oct. 1, 1881. 
3. — Amanda A., b. July 10, 1869. 
4.— George A., b. July 21, 1872. 
5. — Addison L., b. June 20, 1875; d. Oct. 7, 1881. 

t/ € Dewitt C. Twining, son of 4L7 Thomas, b 
Sept. 23, 1824, North Boston, Erie Co., N. Y.; m 
first, (second cousin) Susannah G. Hambleton, dau. of 
Moses and Ann (Galbreath) Hambleton,* 1849, Lagro, 
Ind., b. New Lisbon, Ohio, Oct, 25, 1827, d. June 5, 
1884, Roanoke, Ind. A truly noble Christian mother 
and companion, whose life was well spent, whose 
memory is sacredly revered by many, and especially 
her children; a birthright Quaker, but d. member of 
M. E, Ch.; m. secondly, Mary E. Webster, Jan. 20, 
1886; divorced 1889. The major portion of his life 
has been spent in Huntington Co., Ind. ; raised a farmer; 
Apiarist. In 1853 went by "Overland Route " to 
Cal., where he remained one year; served in the Union 
army, 1865, Co. K, 13th Ind, Vol.; res. Roanoke, Ind. 

. * Moses Hambleton, b. Dec. 26, 1796, Bucks Co., Pa.; d. Nov. 5, 1856, 
near Fort Wayne, Ind.; m. about 1823, Ann, dau. of James and Susannah 
Galbreath, from Guilford Co., N. C, of Scotch stock. Moses moved from 
Erie Co., N. Y., to New Lisbon, Columbiana Co., Ohio, 1819; resided 
there, a miller, till 1834, when he settled with his family in Camden, Jay 
Co., Ind Was one of the first settlers in that county and had to go forty 
miles to mill. In 1842 removed to " Quaker Settlement," near Hunting- 
ton, Ind.; engaged in farming; was a good story-teller; much devoted to 
hunting. Quaker, as were his and wife's ancestors. 

He was a son of Aaron and Hannah (Kester) Hambleton, of Bucks 
Co., Pa., who moved to Upper Canada, 1809; she d. 1815 and he then 
settled in Boston, Erie Co., N. Y.; m. secondly, Naby Stone and d. May 3 
1829. 

For a record of the Hambletons we are indebted to C. J. Hambleton, 
of Chicago, 111., who compiled and pub. the Hambleton Genealogy, 1887. 



132 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

ISSUE: 

i. — Estella G., b. Oct. 8, 1849; unm.; res. Roanoke, Ind. 

2.- — Thos. J., b. Jan. 30, 1851, Huntington, Indiana, in "the 
old log hut" on the Wabash. Educated at the Roanoke 
Seminary. Spent his boyhood days mostly on the farm. 
After reaching majority engaged in the wagon business, 
subsequently loans, real estate and insurance. Prior to 
1882, res. Roanoke, Ind., .since said date, Sidney, Kosci- 
usko county, Indiana. A teetotaler; member Prohibition 
party; Baptist, but believes in conditional immortality, 
the pre-millenial coming of Christ and his reign till the 
final extinction of evil; slender build, above the average 
height, nervous-sanguine temperament, robust health, 
deeply interested in reforms of the day, and thinks life is 
worth living. Compiler of the Twining Genealogy. 
Owns a section of land near Pierre, South Dakota; 
m. May 10, 1876, Margaret A., dau. of Win. and Martha 
(Norris) Cordill, of Whitley Co., Ind.; b. Sept. 15, 1851, 
d. of consumption, Dec. 1,1887, Sidney, Ind. A very 
earnest, kind and devoted wife and mother; Baptist. Issue: 
(See frontispiece.) 

1. Leonora, b. Aug. 26, 1877, Roanoke, Ind. 

2. Arthur, b. M'ch 1, 1882, Roanoke, Ind. 

3. Earl, b. May 18, 1884, Sidney, Ind. 
3.— Moses D., b. Aug. 8, 1853; d. inf. 

4.— Rosetta O., b. April 23, 1855, Erie Co., N. Y.; m. W. E. 

Callison, May 10, '76, So. Whitley, Ind., b. Jan. 30, 1854; 

son of Wm. W. and Julia A. Callison; school teacher and 

agricultural dealer; res. Huntington, Ind.; no issue. 
5. — Rachel A., b. Jan. 26, 1S58; m. John H. Thorn, 1880, b. 

1862; U. B. Ch.; res. St. Joseph, Mo. Issue: 

1. Orville A., b. M'ch 29, 188 1. 

2. Birtie, b. M'ch 26, 1885. 

3. Wilber R., b. July 9, 1887. 

4 . (twin), b. July 9, 18S7; d. 

6. — Franklin L., b. July 3, i860; d. 1861, Roanoke. 

fj m — Sarah M., b. Sept. 30, 1862; m. Jacob D. Lininger, Nov. 15, 
1883; b. Sept. 19, i860; res. Huntington, Ind.; dry goods 
business; Evangelical Ch.; child, Earl, b. July 20, 1885, H. 

8.— Bertha E., b. Jan. 13, 1865; d. inf. 
9.— Leonard M., b. Jan. 19, 1868; d. inf. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 133 

tlo Lewis Twining, son of 47 Thomas, b, M'ch 
24, 1830, d. Oct. 24, 187 1, Topeka, Kansas. Was 
engaged in farming, North Collins, Erie Co., N. Y., 
till about i860. Became a prominent Apiarist, travel- 
ing much in the Wabash Valley and the West. An 
intelligent but eccentric man; m. first, Mary E. Sher- 
man, Oct. 23, 1-853, b- Sept. 12, 1834, Fall River, 
Mass ; a well-informed woman of many excellent qual- 
ities; grad, C. L. S. C. ; Friends Society; res. Lawton 
Station, Erie Co., N. Y. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Edward Ellis, b. Dec. 5, 1854; prominent farmer and 
school teacher; Republican; a man of good abilities; m. 
Chloe Smith; she was educated Fredonia Normal School; 
res. Lawton Station, N. Y.; no issue. 

2. — Emma A., b. June 6, 1856; accomplished teacher, type- 
writer and stenographer; grad. C. L. S. C; Friend; res. 
L. Station; single. 

"y Charles Twining, son of 48 Thomas, b. 
Aug. 23, 1822, Groton, N. Y. Educated at Groton 
Academy. In 1847 went to Lancaster Co,, Pa., to 
teach and remained there till the fall of 1856, in which 
year he organized the Warren, Pa., Borough Union 
School, which he conducted as Prin. to 1863; thence to 
Waterford, Erie Co., Pa.; engaged in other business 
till 1870; 1870 to 1878, Supt. of Union City, Pa., 
schools; 1878 to 1884, Supt, Erie Co., Pa., Common 
schools. Moved to Sumner Co., Kansas, 1885; m. 
first, Mary Stanton, July 30, 1850, Lancaster, Pa., b. 
Feb, 29, 1829; d. Aug. 27, 1873, of consumption; m. 







Prof. Charles Twining. 

(See Page 133.) 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 135 

secondly, Jennie E. Terry, July 29, 1875, b. Wayne 

Tp., Erie Co., Pa., July 21, 1845; members M, E. 

Church; res. Argona, Kan., where he owns a farm. 
(See engraving.) 

ISSUE: 

1.— Sybilla Heithue, b. May 5, 1S51; m. Geo. W. H. Reed, 
of Union City, Sept. 10, 1872; insurance agent. Issue: 

1. Mary Lila, b. Jan. 19, 1876. 

2. Bessie, b. April 4, 1879. 

3. Georgia A., b. Oct. 16, 1882. 

2.— Charles A., b. April 4, 1854, L.; m. Jan. 1, 18S5, May 
Reynolds; bookkeeper; res. Corry, Pa.; one child, Beat- 
rice Almira, b. Jan. 5, 1888. 

3. — William S., b. Feb. 20, 1865, near Titus ville, Pa.; 1886, at- 
tending Allegheny Coll. Pa. 

4,— Walter Clare, b. Feb. 14, 1868, Waterford; res. Argona, 
Kan.; grad. Wichita, Kan., Business Coll., 1888. 

1 \j\J James Twining, son of 49 John, b. Aug. 
10, 1817; m. first, M'ch 15, 184 1, Rebecca Howard; 
m. secondly, Frances Benedict; m. thirdly, Alice 
Crocker; farmer; res. Seneca Falls, N, Y. 

ISSUE by First Wife: 

1. — Lena, d. 
2.— Lula M., d. 

ISSUE by Third Wife: 

3. — James H., d. inf. 
4.— Freddy, b. April, 1883. 

JLvJ X Thomas Twining, son of 49 J onn > b. 
Aug. 11, 1819, d. Sept. 19, 1855, Union, N. Y,; m. 
Lucy Heald Balch, Jan, 14, 1849; teacher and mer- 
chant; Presbyterian. 



136 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

ISSUE: 

i — Thomas Dick, b. Oct. 22, 1849; m. Dec. 22, 1869, Dorinda 
Cogs will, b. April 30, 1847, Vestal, N. Y.; res. Bing- 
hampton, N. Y. Issue: 

1. Guv E., b. April 7, 1871. 

2. Mertie L , b. M'ch 7, 1873. 

2. — Mary Stanley, b. Aug. 22, 1851; telegraphy, bookkeeper 
and teacher in Elmira (N. Y.) Business Coll. Now (1890), 
stenographer, Buffalo, N. Y. 

JLvFw William Twining, son of 4:9 J onn > b* 
Sept. 23, 1822; m. Nov. 4, 1850, P. R. Miner, b. Nov. 
19, 1832; res. Hooper, N. Y. ; farmer. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Frank B., b. Oct. 23, 1851; m. Nov. 3, 1880; merchant; 

res. Hooper, N. Y.; chil.: Edith and Lewis. 
2. — Eleanor, b. Aug. 28, 1853; d. Sept. 15, 1855. 
3. — Eugene A., b. Sept. 20, 1S56; m. Nov. 11, 1880; one child, 

Helen. 
4.— Alice L., b. July 3, 1857. 
5.— Fred. G., b. May 31, 1866. 

XvrO John A. Twining, son of 49 J onn ? b. 

Oct. 16, 1827, d. Sept. 28, 1868, Union, Broome Co., 

N. Y. ; m. Emily Roberts, May 27, 1852. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Eliza, b. Feb. 25, 1854; d. M'ch 29, 1862. 

2. — John F., b. May 27, i860; m. Mary E. Lynch, at Cedar 

Rapids, Iowa, June 28, 1883, b. Jan. 1865; bookkeeper; 

res. Cedar R. 

XvrTC Charles Twining, son of 49 J onn > b. 
April 16, 1831; m. April 30, 1856, Lucy A. Gibbs, b. 
April 24, '38; farmer; M. E. Ch.; res. Broome Co. 
(Hooper), N. Y. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 137 

ISSUE: 

i. — Ida, b. Feb. 4, 1858; m. Geo. H. Baldwin, of Broome Co.; 

three chil. 
2.—- Dorcas, b. June 23, i860; m. L. C. Adams, Jan. 19, 1880. 
3.— Pollie, b. Oct. 4, 1862. 
4. — Seymour G., b. Jan. 22, 1865; school teacher and farmer; 

res. Hooper, N. Y. 
5.— Addie A., b. M'ch 27, 1867. 

X vJO Philip Twining, son of 49 J onn > b Aug. 
13, 1833; m. Dec. 31, 1855, Francis A. Councilman, 
b. June 14, 1835: local Methodist minister and farmer; 
res. Union Centre, N. Y. Two years in the great 

Rebellion. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Ellen L., b. July 25, 1857; d. Oct. 28, 1874. 
2. — Florence, b. M'ch 20, 1859; d. Nov. 26, 1874. 
3.— Nellie A., b. Aug. 7, 1S61 ; d. Oct. 23, 1874. 
4.— Burtie, b. July 29, 1870. 

5. — Burr, b. Sept. 19, 1870; m. Nov. 1889, Miss Heath; 

res. Union. 
6.— Howe, b. April 19, 1875. 

1 vFO Joseph N. Twining, son of *J0 Samuel, b. 
Nov. 12,1818; m. Ruth A. Ames, in Broome Co.; b. 
July 11, 181 5, d. July 19, 1882, moved to Ohio after m.; 
carpenter and farmer; res. Camden, Lorain Co., O. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Sarah J., b. Jan. 28, 1844; m. J. M. Hesser; blacksmith; 

chil. " 
2.— Mary, b. May 20, 1845; d - M'ch 1, 1848. 
3. — Elizabeth, b. Oct. 9, 1846; d. July 5, 1878; m. Wm. Howe; 

d. July 18, 1882. Issue: 

1. Orra E., b. about 1865; m. Theo. Smith. 

2. Carrie J., b. about 1867; m. Chas. Gill. 

3. Edwin, b. about 1870. 



138 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

4. Nina C , b. about 1872. 

5. Mina, b. about 1873; deceased. 

6. Netta, b. about 1874. 

7. Willie, b. about 1876. 

4. — Rozette, b. April 26, 1S49; m. Milo Gibson; farmer. 

5. — Frank J., b. Jan. 23, 1851; m. Nov. 29, 1876, Emma J. 

Bates; farmer and butcher; res. Kipton, Lorain Co., O. 

Issue : 

1. Delia M., b. Aug. 29, 1877. 

2. Elsie M., b. May 22, 1880. 

3. Joseph N., Jr., b. July 21, 1882. 

4. Glendora, b. Oct. 10, 1888. 

\\ji Charles Alex. Twining, son of 50 Sam- 
uel, b. May 23, 182 1: m. Nellie Schermerhorn, Oct. 
18, 1842, by Jessie Richards, Esq., b. Oct. 8, 1824. 
Came from Broome county, N. Y., to Lorain Co., Ohio, 
1849, with $500 to begin farming. Owns eight good 
farms in L.: stock raiser and real estate dealer. He 
and his sons all abstain from tobacco and intoxicants, 
and are "good sound Democrats: " Christian connec- 
tion: res. Kipton, Lorain Co., O. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Sarah A., b. Feb. 11, 1844; m. Le Grand Gibson, April i, 
1863, b. May 11, 1837; res. West Clarksfield, Huron 
Co., Ohio. Issue: 

1. Charles D , b. Jan. 27, 1864. 

2. Florence O., b. Feb. 23, 1866. 

3. Clarence A., b. Jan. 31, 1868. 

4. Leon F., b. Feb. 9, 1870. 

5. Cora B , b. Feb. 2, 1872. 

6. Effa L., b. June 3, 1874. 

7. Albert L., b. June 20, 1876. 

8. Bertha L., b. Sept. 25, 1878. 

9. Effie M., b. Sept. 10, 1880. 

10. Mable, b. Oct. 25, 1882. 

11. Lottie A., b. Aug. 19, 1885. 

2. — Charles H-, b. April 17, 1846; d. Dec. 10, 1846. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 139 

3. — William Tracy, b. Sept. 5, 1847; m - brucella A. Buckley, 
Dec. 6, 1865, b. Oct. 25, 1846; farmer; res. Henrietta Tp., 
Lorain Co., O. Issue: 

1. EstellaJ., b. June 23, 1S70. 

2. George E., b. Jan. 3, 1S75. 

3. Minnie E., b. Nov. 18, 1880. 

4.— Gertrude Eliz., b. Sept. 4, 1849; d. April 22, 1870. 

5.— Orlando, b. Nov. 20, 1851; d. Sept. 21, 1853. 

6. — Alvah P., b. May 28, 1854; m. Sarah J. Herbert, Jan. 28, 

1877, b. Aug. 15, 1854; farmer; res. Henrietta Tp., 

Lorain Co., O. Issue: 

1. Charles Alex., b. Nov. 17, 1877. 

2. Nellie M., b. Dec. 21, 1879. 

3. Sarah A., b. June 7, 1882. 

4. Isaac L., b. M'ch 11, 1884. 

5. Fred. A., b. June 28, 18S6. 

6. Amy, b. April 17, 1889. 

7. — Floyd O., b. Sept. 16, 1856; m. Nettie Goss, Oct. 10, 1878, 
b. Feb. 24, 1859; farmer; Lorain Co., O. Issue: 

1. Josie M., b. Oct. 30, 1883. 

2. Maud E., b. March 15, 1889. 

8.— Virgil L., b. M'ch 11, 1859; m. Adell H. Fox, Nov. 23, 
'8o, b. Feb. 4, 1863; res. Lorain Co., O. Issue: 

1. Herbert A., b. Feb. 15, 1881. 

2. Olive B., b. Sept. 8, 1882. 

3. Leland R., b. July 13, 1885. 

9. — Perry E., b. Feb. 21, 1853; m. Feb. 21, 1S83, Mary L. 
Beecher, b. May 20, 1864; res. Camden Tp., Lorain Co., 
Ohio. One child, Rosamond E., b. Feb. 20, 1884. 
10. — Fred. A., b. June 30, 1865; a young man of promise; 
teacher and penman. 



108 



David Meeker Twining, son of 51 

Benjamin, b. July 25, 1832; m. Phebe A. Evans, M'ch 
27, 1861. Enlisted in army, Aug. 1862, and served 
till close of war. From exposure in the service he 
contracted heart disease; farmer and mechanic; res. 
Soldiers 7 Grove, Crawford Co., Wis. 



140 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

ISSUE: 

i. — Etta, b. July 28, 1866, d. July 20, 1889; teacher; m. Sept. 
13, 1888, Edward M. Calkins, merchant; res. Bagley, 
Wisconsin. Issue; 

One son, Harry Twining, b. July 10, 1889. 

2. — Benjamin H., b. Jan. 3, 1870. 

XOy Joseph Twining, son of 52 Mahlon, b, 

Jan. ii, 1826; m. first, Emeline Birdsell, M'ch 20, 

1847, b. Nov. 12, 1827, d. Nov. 7, 1861; m. 

secondly, Delia Dimon, Jan. 8, 1862, b. Aug. 25, 1836; 

farmer; res. Friendsville, Pa., where he has resided over 

forty years. 

ISSUE by First Wife: 

1. — Phebe A., b. May 20, 1850; m. Wm. Fotton, June 9, 1875, 
b. July 8, 1852; farmer; res. Kirkwood, N. Y. Children: 
Eddie C, Frank M., Louella E., Fayette W. and Jessie M. 

2. — George F., b. July 29, 1853; m. Oct. 27, 1880, Nella A. 
Meeker, b. Sept. 30, 1864; lumber business; res. Bing- 
hampton, N. Y. Issue: 

1. La Verne M., M'ch 16, 1882. 

3.— Cladsa A., b. Nov. 13, 1857; d. Jan. 6, 1881. 

4.— William J., b. Jan. 9, 1859. 

5. — Eliz. S., b. M'ch 4, ,1861; m. Feb. 13, 1884, Nelson R. 
Bunts, b. July 28, 1S59; stage driver; res. Friend ville, 
Pa.; one child, Floyd T., b. Sept. 15, 1885. 

ISSUE by Second Wife. 

6.— Fred S., b. Sept. 23, 1862. 
7.— Emma M., b. Feb. 5, 1866. 
7.— Delia M., b. Sept. 4, 1878. 

X X O Chester P. Twining, son of 52 Mahlon, 
b. M'ch 13, 1829; m. first, Ann Defan (widow), from 
whom he was divorced after living together eight or 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 141 

nine years; m. secondly, Fanny Hayes. Lived in 
Marion and Carroll counties, Iowa; res. Audubon, 

Iowa. 

ISSUE by First Wife: 

i. — Kossuth, d. young. 
2. — Jennie, d. young. 
3. — Carrie. 
4. — Desire Ann. 

ISSUE by Second Wife: 

5. — Minnie, b. about 1869; m. about 1882, Rayne. 

6.— Albert E., b. about 1871. 

XXX Frederick F. Twining, son of 52 Mah- 
lon, b. Oct. 27, 1831; m. Helen F., oldest dau. ofjno. 
T, Payne, Oct. 24, 1855, He was killed at battle of 
Lookout Mt, Nov. 24, 1863, member 137th N. Y. 
Vol.; Baptist; wid. res. Binghamton, N. Y. 

ISSUE: 

1 .—John P., b. M'ch 16, i860; m. Oct. 6, 1886; res. Mulberry, 
Saline Co., Kan.; one child, Mary H., b. Sept. 29, 1887. 

11^ William F. Twining, son of 52 Mahlon, 

b. Sept, 27, 1834, d. April 18, 1872: m. M'ch 27,1865, 

Eleanor Keyes; farmer; Baptist; res. East Maine, N.Y. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Frank K., b. Jan. 31, 1866; farmer; res. East Maine. 

2. — Cora C, b. July 11, 1867. 

3.— Flora B., b. Dec. 8, 1868. 

4. — Wm. E-, b. May 26, 1871; farmer; res. E. Maine, N.Y. 

llu George Robert Twining, son of 52 

Mahlon, b. M'ch 8, 1838: m. Eliz. Carman, July 4, 
1855, b. Sept. 26, 1835, Broome Co., N. Y. Went to 



142 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

Wis. about 1861; enlisted in Co. C, 6th N. Y. Reg. 
known as the "Iron Brigade;" participated in battle 
of Wilderness and other battles; farmer; res. Mt. 
Sterling, Crawford Co., Wis. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Lucy D., b. May 20, 1856; m. Charles R. Baker, May 31, 

1877; chil. 
2. — Katie E., b. Oct. 31, 1858; d. June 9, i860. 
3. — Robert L., b. May 30, 1S61; -m. Eliz. Stevenson, July 30, 

188 1 ; blacksmith; res. Mt. Sterling, Crawford Co., Wis.; 

one dau., b. Nov. 20, 1889. 
4. — Emma E., b. Aug. 29, 1863; d. Dec. 15, 1874. 
5. — Fred S., b. April 26, 1867; farmer; 
6.— Lydia M., b. Sept. 6, 1868; d. Oct. 4, 1868. 
7.— Mahlon W., b. June 26, 1870; m. Feb. 1888, Abby Gird- 

ler; res. Mt. Sterling, Crawford Co., Wis.; one child, 

Maud, b. Aug. 13, 1889. 
8.— Riley R-, b. April 28, 1881; farmer. 

XX4 Mahlon J. Twining, son of 52 Mahlon, 

b. Oct 8, 1841; m. Fanny Galord, of Glenarby, N. Y. 

Served in the Rebellion one year, N. Y. cavalry. Left 

Broome Co. about 1867; lived in Ohio two yrs., Wis. 

four yrs., Iowa a short time, and settled in Tulare Co , 

Cal., about 1874, where he is engaged in farming and 

bee keeping; owns a soldier's homestead of 160 acres; 

res. Hanford, Cal. 

ISSUE: 

1.— H. L., b. June 4, 1863. 

X X O Henry L. Twining, son of 52 Mahlon, 
b. July 17, 1843; m. M. C. McCullick, b. in Wells 
Co., Ind. Served in the late war; farmer; M. E. Ch.; 
res. Brookville, Saline Co., Kansas. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 143 

ISSUE: 

i.— Dora E., b. Feb. 7, 186S. 
2.— John P., b. July 2, 1870. 
3.— Charles E., b. April 22, 1880. 

A JL O Jessie Twining, son of 53 Benjamin, 
b. April 13, 1834; m. Mary Goodwin, b.Feb. 4,1831; 
farmer and dairyman; res. Clark's Summit, Penn. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Emma, b. Nov. 8, 1S62; m. Charles Franklin; farmer; res. 
Clark's Summit. 

2. — Nellie, b. Oct. 7,1864; m.Holley Fish; foreman for West- 
ern Union Tel. Co.; res. Scranton, Pa. 

3.— Abram, b. May 3, 1867. 

4.— Maud A., b. May 16, 1S69. 

5. — Kattie E., b. April 23, 1873. 

A A £ Eli Twining, son of 53 Benjamin, b. 
Feb 20, 1836; m. Hannah Taylor, b. Aug. 29, 1836; 
flagman railroad crossing; res. Scranton, Pa. 

ISSUE: 

— Hiram E., b. May 31, 1S62. 
— Huldah M., b. May i8 ? 1864. 
— Eliz., b. April 28, 1866. 
— Lydia, b. March 10, 186S. 
—Gertrude, b. June 17, 1874. 

AAojohn Twining, son of 53 Benjamin, b. 
April 27, 1845; m. Nellie Switzer, b. 1856^. June 17, 
1888; carpenter; res. Scranton. 

ISSUE: 
1. — Elmer, b. 1SS3. 

lit/ William Twining, son of 53 Benjamin, 
b. M'ch 26, 1847; m - Annie D. GifTord, b. 1852; rail- 
road employe; res Scranton, Pa. 



144 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

ISSUE: 

i.— Harry B., b. 1877. 
2. — Daisy B., b. 1879. 
3.— LulaM., b. 1881. 
4.— Frank H., b. 18S6. 

JL &\J Horace G. Twining, son of 53 Benjamin, 
b. July 25, 1854; m. Minnie Sisco, b. 1861; railroad 
fireman; res. Scranton, Pa. 

ISSUE: 
1. — Henry, b. 1883. 

A f& JL Ralph Twining, son of 53 Benjamin, b, 
Sept. 19, 1858; m. Annie Harris, b. 1861; railroad 
employe: res. Scranton, Pa. 

ISSUE: 
1. — Josanna, b. May, 1886. 

m>&& Samuel Twining, son of 54 Jacob, b. 
1843; m Margaret Rush and has chil.; carpenter; res. 
Washington, Warren Co., N. J. 

l^O Malichi Twining, son of 55 Jacob, b. 
Aug. 3, 1794, d. Sept. 7, 18S1, Hancock Co., O.; m. 
first, Oct. n, 1815, Ann, dau. of ]_g Stephen Twin- 
ing,^ Nov. 28, 1795; d. Sept. 3, 1859, Wrightstown. 
" A good woman whom he treated badly, so she left 
him; " m. secondly, about 1839, in Hancock Co., Cath- 

rine , b. 1812, d. June 7, 1839. He was a 

farmer and moved to Hancock Co., O., about 1830. 
The children by his first wife remained in Bucks Co. 
with their mother, 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 145 

ISSUE: 

i. — Wilkinson, b. Sept. 21, 1816, d. July 14, 1849, Bucks; m. 
Eliz. Jenks, May 23, 1840. Issue: 

1. James J., m. and has chil. : Elmer, Lezvis, Mable, and an in- 
fant; farmer; res. Bjbery, 23d ward, Phila. 

2. William H., m.; farmer; res. Bybery, 23d ward, Philadelphia, 
Pa.; dau , Annie. 

3. Anna Mary, m. Jno. Simons; farmer; res. Bybery ; chil.: 
Ella, Harry and Anna. 

4. Charles; res. Philadelphia; unm. 

2. — Mary A., b. Sept. 2, 18 18; d. inf. 

3. — Elias Stokes, b. M'ch 5, 1820; m. Eleanor Decoursey, 

M'ch 15,1849; farmer; Quaker; res. Penn's Park, Bucks 

Co., Pa. Issue: 

1. Isabella D., b. M'ch 9, 1850, Wrightstown. 

2. Ann M., b. Nov. 10, 1S51 ; d. Jan 5, 1852. 

3. Jane E., b. Dec. 25, 1852; m. Edwin Worthington, Feb. 17, 
1876; chil.: Warren, Morris and Eleanor M.; res. W. 

4. Watson, b. July 13, 1855; m. Amelia Brooks, Nov. 28, 1878, 
who d. Dec. 1, 18S5 ; res. W. ; one child, Sallie B. 

5. Albert T., b. Sept. 30, 1857; d - Nov - I 9» I S83; m. Emma 
Worthington, Oct. 1880; res. W.; one child, Carrie. 

6. Ellie A., b. June 5, i860; m. Jno. B. Molloy, Dec. 27, 1879; 
res. Buckingham, Pa.; chil.: Bertha and Edwin. 

4. — Maria A., b. M'ch 5, 1S22; res. Penn's Park; single. 
5. — Watson, b. Sept. 20, 1825; m. Susan Morgan, Nov. 1849; 
real estate business, Philadelphia, Pa. Issue: 

1. Henry, who m. Jennie S. Hampton, 1874. ^ n business with 
his father: Issue: 

1. Clarence, who d. April 12, 1876. 

2. Russell. 

3. Henry Heman. 

ISSUE by Second Wife: 
6. — John Wm., b. May 3, 1840, Hancock Co., O.; res. Leip- 

sic, Putnam Co., Ohio; probably is m. and has issue. 
7. — Caroline, b. Oct. 28, 1842, Ohio. 
8. — Emily, b. M'ch 20, 1845. 

ItW'X Joseph Twining, son of 55 Jacob, b. 
Aug. 10, 1800, d. 1859; m. Mary Liverzey, dau. of 
John and Mary, M'ch 18, 1820, d, April 17, 1877. 



146 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

Settled in Hancock Co. about 1830. A farmer, justice 
of peace; postmaster twenty-eight years; teacher; 
United Brethren. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Thomas, b. Aug. 7, 1823, Bucks Co.; m. Eliz. Bosler, 
1847, b. 1828, Cumberland Co., Pa. Moved from Han- 
cock Co., O., to Shelby, Michigan, July, 1S67. Served 
four years in the Rebellion, 21st Ohio, Co. A; farmer. 
Issue : 

1. William, b. 1849; m. Evie Ebert, 1874. Two chil., b. 1874 
and 1878 respectively; res. Shelby. 

2. Wesley, b. April 18, 1850; m. Hattie Graves, Jan. 16, 1878; 
merchant, Shelby ; four chil. 

3. Elma, b. Nov. 4, 1851 ; m. Jary Williams, 1879; merchant; 
res. Manton, Mich.; two chil. 

4. John, b. June 9, 1855; m. Amelia Burr, of Hart, Mich., Sept. 
6, 1 88 1 ; farmer. 

5. Willibey, b. May 5, 1857; lumberman, Shelby. 

6. Cyrus, b. June 25, 1867. 

7. Millie, b. Sept. 17, 1872. , 

2. — Margaret, b. Jan. 19, 1825. 

3. — Eleazer, b. 1827; m. first, Margaret McBride, i85ipof 
Canada. Is trying to live with his third wife. A good 
man; had seven or eight chil.; all d. but three; farmer; 
res. Findlay, Ohio. Issue: 

1. Henry, b. about 1855; lives in Allegan Co., Mich. 

2. Robert, b. about 1866; res. Hancock Co., O. 

3. Jacob, res. Hancock Co., O. 

4. — Mary Ann, b. July 6, 1830; m. John Farthing; res. Van- 
liew, Hancock Co., O.; ten children. 

5. — Joseph, b. Oct. 10, 1834; m. July 3, 1S56, Isabella A. Halli- 
well, b. April 2, 1836; undertaker, Findlay, Ohio, till the 
time of enlisting in the 21st Ohio Reg., Co. A.; wounded 
Jan. 1, 1863, in the battle of Stone River and d. Jan. 25 
at Nashville, Tenn., hospital No. 12; buried at Nashville 
one month, and then removed to the Van Horn cemetery, 
Hancock Co., O.; M. E. Church; wid. m. June 22, 1882, 
H. W. Davis; res. Fostoria, O. Issue: 

1. Amanda, b. May 7, 1857; d. inf. 

2. John H., b. May 25, 1858; telegraph operator; res. Fostoria. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 147 

3. Frank L., b. Dec. 14, i860; m. Sept. 14, 1882, Minnie Moses, 
of Kansas, Ohio; telegraph operator; res. Arcada, Ohio. 
One child, Cloe, b. April 5, 1885. 

6. — John, b. May 1, 1836; d. inf. 

7- — Sarah E., b. July 8, 1841; m. Daniel Ramsey; farmer, 
Dec. 22, 1859; res. Hoytville, Wood Co., Ohio. Issue: 

1. William, b. July 31, i860. 

2. Phebe, b. Aug. 14, 1863. 

3. Albert, b. Nov. 25, 1864. 

4. Sherman, b. June 31, 1867. 

5. John, b. Feb. 18, 1870. 

6. Mary, b. Sept. 6, 1872. 

7. Milton, b. April 4, 1875. 

8. Ella, b. Dec. 6, 1877; d. April 2, 1878. 

9. Charles, b. Jan. 29, 1880. 
10. Cory, b. May 12, 1883. 

8. — Phebe, m. Norrigan; res. Arcada, Ohio. 

1 <40 John Twining, son of 55 Jacob, b. M'ch 
20, 1802, d. April 25, 1 88 1, W.; m. Mary Lambert, 
M'ch 15, 1832, b Aug. 11, 181 5; farmer; wid. res. 
on her farm, a part of the original Twining home- 
stead in Wrightstown. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Williamina, b. July 2, 1833; m. Geo. L. Mahan, Nov. 10, 
1853; carpenter; res. W. Issue: 

1. Mary E., b. Aug. 17, 1854; m - Franklin Hillborn, April 7, 
1878; carpenter; Newtown, Pa.; chil.: four sons. 

2. Phebe Ann, b. Jan. 31, 1856; m. John M. Lee, carpenter; res 
Newtown, Pa.; chil.: three sons. 

3. Howard H., b. Dec. 8, 1857. 

4. Adella, b. Sept. 2, 1859. 

5. Lizzie H., b Sept. 28, 1862. 

6. Minnie F., b. Aug. 1, 1864. 

7. Sallie F., b. Dec. 19, 1869. 

2. — N.Lambert, b. Aug. 4, 1834; m. first, \I\t.taq Roberts, 
about i860, who d. 1868; m. secondly, Ellie Reeder, 1870, 
d. 1875-6; m. thirdly, Letitia Mathews, 1S78; M. E. 
Church; blacksmith; res. Penn's Park, Pa. Issue by 
first wife: 



148 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

i. Elmer E., b. 1862; m. Mary Harvey about 1SS3; farm 

laborer; res. Perm's Park, Pa. By second wife: 
2. Graff, b. March, 1872. 

3. — Emily, b. Oct. 27, 1836; m. Joseph Warner, April 24, 1856; 

farmer; res. Rush Valley, Bucks Co.; one child, Anna 

H., b. June 26, 1S63. 
4. — Jacob, b. July 2, 1S38, d. Feb. 19, 1S64. 
5. — Caroline, b. July 2, 1842; m. Joseph E. Smith, Nov. 14, 

186 r, b. Aug. 22, 182S; carpenter and farmer; res. Pine- 

ville, Pa. Issue: 

1. Warren, b, M'ch 18, 1863; miller; res. Holland, Pa. 

2. John T., b. Jan. 10, 1S65; res. Pineville. 

3. Fannie T., b. Jan. 24, 1867; m. Ed. S. Atkinson; farmer. 

4. Lewis C, b. Oct. 13, 1873 

5. William T., b. Nov. 15, 1875. 

6. — William, b. Aug. 17, 1844; m. Lettie Firman, Oct. 2, 1873; 
res. Philadelphia, Pa. Issue: 

1. Harry A., b. Sept. 13, 1874. 

2. Mary E., b. July 25, 1878. 

7. — Charles, b. Oct. 22, 1847; m * Sallie Blaker, Sept. 18, 1877; 

farmer; res. W. Issue: 

One son, J. Augustus, b. June 14, 1872. 
8. — Hannah F., b. Feb. 22, 1851; m.John Kennedy, Oct. 31, 

'72; blacksmith; res. Buckmanville, Pa. Issue: 

1. Mary, b. June 29, 1873 ; d. June 9, 1875. 

2. Annie, b. May 19, 1876. 

3. Laura, b. M'ch 17, 1879. 

4. Ella B., b. Nov. 13, 1883. 

5. Charles T., b. Aug. 7, 1885. 

X A \} James Twining, son of 55 Jacob, b. Oct, 

10, 1808, W.; deceased; m. Elizabeth Staley, 1829. 

Came to Hancock Co,, Ohio, with his brothers and 

sister about 1830; farmer;' belonged to the U. B. 

Church and could "shout as loud as any man in the 

county;" wid. resides near Findlay, O. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Mary A., b. Dec. 13, 183 1; res. Hancock Co. 
2.— Angeline, b. Dec. 29, 1832; m.; res. Mich. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 149 

3.— Allen, b. M'ch n, 1834; m. Rachel Amond; res. Burnip's 

Corners, Allegan Co., Mich. Probably has children. 
4.— Charles, d. inf. 

5 

6 



7 
8 

9 
10 

11 

12 
J 3 



—Isabella, b. Oct. 20, 1S37; res. Hancock Co. 
— Emeline, b. July 11, 1841; res. Hancock Co. 
—Elizabeth, b. Oct. 2, 1842. 
— Lydia, b. May 5, 1844. 
—Sarah, b. Oct. 18, 1845. 
— Almira, b. Sept. 20, 184S. 

— William J., b. June 21, 1850; m. Kate Snyder; res. Find- 
lay, Hancock Co. 
—Harriet, b. Sept. 3, 1853. 
— Anna, b. July 11, 1856. 



127 



Jacob Twining, son of 55 Jacob, b. 
April 12, 181 2; m. Elizabeth Adams (wid.) about 
1836. She d. Sept. 5, 1874, aged 65 years, 10 months; 
buried in family burial grounds, Salem Cemetery, 
Hancock Co., O., where three of her chil. are buried, 
the others in the Van Horn cemetery; res. Carey, 
Wyandot Co., formerly of Hancock Co., the only sur- 
viving member of the old stock who came to Ohio. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Phebe, b. about 1837; m. jirst, Filtenberger, from whom 
she parted; m. secondly, and went West, where she died. 

2. — Frances B., b. Dec. 1S39, d. Jan. 7, 1874; m. David 
Frasier; left one dau., who is married. 

3. — Henry Clay, b. about 1842, d. in Mich., 18S8; buried in 
Van Horn Cem.; m. Miss Ranchler, now in insane asy- 
lum; six children, three of whom are dead. 

4. — Harriet, d. when young. 

5. — John A., b. May, 1849; d. June 2, 1872. 

JL^O Ralph L. Twining, son of 55 Jacob, b. 
July 23, 1820, W,, d. Oct. 1, 1870, of tapeworm, W.; 
m, M'ch 2, 1843, Annie, only dau. of Samuel and Mary 



150 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

Heaston, of Washington's Crossing, Pa,, b. June 28, 
1813, d.Jan. 21, 1885. " After the completion of his 
studies he became a wheelwright, and many fine car- 
riages and sleighs still testify to his superior workman- 
ship. He inherited the old homestead at W., which 
remains in the possession of his grand daughter. A 
noble man, kind and genial. His wife was a Christian 
woman of great energy, and at his death successfully 

managed the farm. 1 ' 

ISSUE: 

1. — Samuel H., b. M'ch 16, 1844; m. Feb. 16, 1862, R.Jennie 
Homer. Soon after he entered the army, Co. "A," 186th 
Reg. Pa. Infantry; d. of measles in the field hospital, 
M'ch 20, 1864. Issue: 

1. Maud C , b. Nov. 24, 1862 ; m. Samuel K., eldest son of Sam- 
uel and Eliz. Wismer, a German family, M'ch 4, 1885. She 
was left an orphan while yet an inf. and adopted by her grand 
mother. One child, Samuel K., b. Aug. 18, 1887. 

2. Elmer, b. 1864; res. Philadelphia; single. 

2.— John H., b. Feb. 21, 1851; d. 1S52. 

3.— Ralph L., b. Nov. 6, 1854; d. 1874; unm, 

l^y Silas Twining, son of 56 J onn > k April 

26, 1802, Bucks Co.; d. Jan. 12, 1854; res. a short 

distance south of Findlay, Ohio; m. Letitia Harrold. 

ISSUE: 

1. — John, b. Feb. 6, 1S29; d. Dec. 29, 1848. 

2. — Charles, b. Feb. 10, 1833; d. in the army at Knoxville, 

Tenn., Sept. 14, 1864, from sunstroke. 
3. — Amos, b. July 28, 1837; m. Nov. 18, 1858; served three 

years in the 18th U. S. A. Infantry, Ohio; gardener and 

fruit grower; Baptist; res. Haskins, Wood Co., Ohio, 

where he has res. since i860. Issue: 

1. Lucinda, b. May 5, 1860; m. 

2. William H., b. May 13, 1862; m. 

3. Elam B., b. July 18, 1866; m. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 151 

4. Susan A., b. May 18, 1868. 

5. Harvey A., b. May 13, 1871. 

6. Jennie M., b. .Oct. 30, 1873. 

7. George W., b. Aug. 12, 1875. 

8. Wilber R., b. Sept. 3, 1877. These chil. all res. Hask ins, Ohio. 

4. — Eli, b. Feb. 23, 1839; d. in army at Knoxville, Tenn., Aug. 

26, 1864, of typhoid fever. 
5.— Francis M. b. Nov. 2 1,1842 ; m . Theadocia A. Apger, April 

8, 1866, b. M'ch 10, 1842, N. J.; gardener; Baptist; res. 

Haskins, Ohio. Issue; 

1. Mary L , b. April 29, 1868. 

2. Francis E., b. Jan. 22, 1872. 

3. Annie E., b. Nov, 22, 1875; d. April 25, 1877. 

4. Jay W., b. M'ch 2, 1877. 

5. Lula, b. Nov. 27, 1883; d. Jan. 2, 1884. 

6. — Alvin, b. April 25, 1847; d. in army near Washington, D. 

C, Aug. 24, 1864, of measles. 
7. — A son, d. young. 
8.— A dau., d. young. 

luU Jonathan Twining, son of 5*7 J ose P n > 

b. Nov. 19, 1809, d. Sept. 29, 1858, Mauch Chunk, Pa.; 

m. Susan Balliel, Sept. 17, 1836, d. Feb. 21, 1856, b. 

Aug. 31, 18 19. General store at Beaver Meadows, 

Pa. ; thought to be wealthy at his death, but claims 

brought against estate, never heard of, which were paid ; 

left him in moderate circumstances. Noted for his 

upright dealings and a most highly respected citizen. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Infant dau.; d. April 17, 1837. 

2. — Mary Jane, b.Jan. 17, 1839; m. Elias D. Thompson, M'ch 
26, 1857: she d. July 28, 1S87, Mauch Chunk, Pa. Issue: 

1. Ellen, b. April 24, 1857; d. Jan. 8, 1863. 

2. Willie, b. Nov. 13, 1858; d. Sept. 8, 1859. 

3. Laura, b. Feb. 13, 1859, M. C. ; m. Charles A. Crook, June 11, 
1884; he d. April 20, 1885; baggagemaster on D. L. & W. R. 
R. ; vvid. res. Scranton, Pa. 

4. Edgar, b. Dec. 1, 1861 ; m. Alma Schock, Oct. 14, 1886; res. 
Allentown, Pa. 



152 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 



3. — Edgar, b. Oct. 10, 1S40. Is one of the best known men in 
Carbon Co., Pa. Has been connected with First National 
Bank, Mauch Chunk, for twenty years; now cashier; 
largest real estate owner in E. Mauch Chunk; at one 
time treasurer of Carbon county; single; Republican. 

4. — George W., b. April 6, 1842; m. Sallie Slutter, of Slating- 
ton, Pa., April 24, 1865. Supt. of the Lehigh and Sus- 
quehanna division of the New Tersey Central R. R.; 




Lieut. Harry La Verne Twining. 

Of Riverside Pub. Schools. Lieut. Co. C, 9th Cal. Regt. (See page 128.) 

began with company as supervisor of bridges; has one of 
the prettiest homes in East Mauch Chunk and has large 
grounds overlooking the Lehigh river and valley, on 
which he contemplates building a $20,000 residence; 
Republican. Issue: 

1. Mamie, b. April 28, 18C6; d. April 22, 1874. 

2. William, b. July 8, 1867; attending Cornell University, N. Y. 

3. Sallie, b. Sept. 17, 1869. 

4. Georgiana, b. Oct. 13, 1872. 

5. — John, b. April 16, 1845; d. inf. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 153 

6.— Eveline, b. July 7, 1846; d. Nov. 2, 1847. 

7. — Antoinette L., b. Dec. 21, 1850; m. Wm. S. Walter, 
Dec. 4, 1874; clerk, Central R. R. of N.J.; Episcopalian; 
res. Mauch Chunk. 

8. — Amanda, b. Nov. i, 1850; M. E. church; single; res. 
Scranton, Pa. 

9. — Alfred W., b. Feb. 12, 1853; reporter and foreman of 

Sunday Free Press, Scranton; owner of store Vorhis & 

Twining; owns one of the finest properties in S., and of 

local note for cultivation of flowers; Democrat; M. E. Ch. 

10. — Inft. son, d. July 31, 1854. 

11. — Thompson J. D., b. Jan. 4, 1856; d. Feb. 27, 1856. 

lol Hallowell S. Twining, son of 58 Wat- 
son, b. April 5, 1824, d. Dec. 6, 1885; drowned when in a 
vessel in the Atlantic ocean; m.Jane Williams; farmer; 
res. Horsham, Montgomery Co , Pa. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Fannie, b. Jan. 24, 1849; m. Samuel J. Thomson, M'ch 20, 

1878, who d. Dec. 13, 1882; one child, Caroline, b. Nov. 

29, 1879. 
2.— Harriet, b. April 7, 1852; d.July 25, 1853. 
3. — William A. (twin), b. April 7, 1856; m. Laura Knight, 

M'ch 12, 1S79; one child, Walter, b. May 31, 1880; res. 

Philadelphia, Pa. 
4. — Watson (twin), b. April 7, 1856; d. Oct. 8, 1859. 
5. — Laura, b. Dec. 9, i860; m. John R. Tyson, Oct. 7, 1SS5; 

one child, Warren, b. Sept. 6, 1886. 
6. — Watson, b. Nov. 3, 1S63; res. Philadelphia. 
7. — Russell, b. Nov. 22, 1865; lives on his father's farm at 

Horsham, Penn. 
8. — Silas H., b. Dec. 9, 187 1; res. Philadelphia. 



132 



Elias B. Twining, son of 58 Watson, 
b. Sept. 26, 1832; m. Charlotte Tyson; he d. July 8, 
1862; buried in Warminster Tp. ; one son, Edroy, b. 
Nov. i860. 



154 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

X.tStS Silas Twining, son of 59 Silas, b. M'ch 

21, 1848; m. Annie T., dau. of James and Jane Van- 

artsdalen, June 17, 1875; clerk; res. Philadelphia. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Eugene, b. M'ch 17, 1876. 
2.— Howard V., b. M'ch 10, 1885. 

X UT Uriah R. Twining, son of gQ William, 
b. Oct. 16, 1 83 1, on the "old homestead, Warwick 
Tp. ; " m. Juliann Vanartsdaleri, Nov. 30, 1854, b. Feb. 
16, 1836; farmer; res. Trevose, Bucks Co., Pa, 

ISSUE: 

i.- — Elwood, b. Aug. 19, 1855; m. Letetia Ridge,Feb. i, 1877; 
res. Bensalem, Bucks Co., Pa. 

1. Harry, b. Aug. 13, 1877. 

2. Emma, b. Sept. 24, 1880. 

3. Maggie, b. M'ch 22, 1887. 

2.— William Thos., b. April 19, 1857; m. Maggy Lindsey, 
June 22, 18S2; res. Moreland, Montg. Co., Pa. Issue: 
1. Beulah E., b. Jan. 17, 1884. 

3. — Uriah, b. Jan. 19, 1859; res. Bensalem; single. 

4. — Beulah, b. Feb. 1, 1861; m. John Page, Dec. 24, 1885; res. 
Southampton, B. Co., Pa. 

;j, — Silas, b. Oct. 22, 1864; res. Northampton, B. Co., Pa.; 
single. 

135 William W. Twining, son of 60 Will- 
iam, b. Jan. 17, 1844, d. July 30, 1880, Trenton, N. J.; 
insane asylum, caused by spiritualism; m. Mary A. 
Van Horn, M'ch 3, 1870; res. Wrightstown, Pa. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Emma L., b. May 28, 1S71. 
2. — Lydia V., b. Nov. 26, 1872. 
3.— Rebecca E., b. Sept. 2, 1874. 
4.— Walter C, b. Feb. 6, 1880. 



THE TWINING FAMILY- 155 

luO D. Hallowell Twining, son of Q% 

Isaac, b. Aug. 29, 1828; m. Alice P. Baynes, of Balti- 
more, Md., Dec. 14, .1865, b. 1836 and d. M'ch 1, 
1876; farmer; res. Greenwood, Baltimore Co., Md. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Joseph B., b. M'ch 4, 1S67; res. Upper Cross Roads, Har- 
ford Co., Md. 
2. — Horace B., b. Sept. 13, 1S68; d. April 11, 1S71. 
3.— Isaac, b. May 24, 1871. 
4.— B. Franklin, b. Oct. 5, 1S74; d. Dec. 2, 1874. 



137 



Horace B. Twining, son of ©J Isaac, 

b. Sept. 15, 1832; m. Fannie Ashton, Feb. 20, 1872, 

b. April 15, 1843. From 1861 to 1869 on the Pacific 

slope; farmer; birthright Quaker; res. Forest Hill, 

Harford Co., Md. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Mary Ann, b. M'ch 15, 1873. > 
2.— Albert B., b. Jan. 10, 1S78. 



138 



B. Franklin Twining, sonofg]_ Isaac, 

b. Oct. 12, 1837; m. Mary C. Nippes, of Phila., Pa., 

July 21, 1864; he d. Jan. 3, 1880, Phila. "Left 

Friends and joined Lutherans." 

ISSUE: 

1. — R. Barclay, b. June 16, 1867; res. Philadelphia. 
2.— Mary Ella, b. Dec. 29, 1S73; d - J ul y l 7-> lS 74- 

lUtl Charles H. Twining, son of ©2 Thomas, 
b. Nov. 12, 1853; m. Jan. 9, 1873, Mary A. Savidge, 
b. in McLean Co., 111., Jan. 26, 1854. 'Born and lived 
in the original house his father built upon a farm of 



156 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

280 acres, to Oct. 1884, when he removed to Little 

River, Kansas, where he is engaged in farming, stock 

raising and real estate. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Musetta, b. Dec. 15, 1875. 

2.— T. J., b. Sept. 6, 1S77. 

3. — Earl, b. Jan. 11, 1879; d. Jan. 1, 1885. 

4.— Ted R., b. Jan. 17, 1883. 

14U John Twining, son of 63 Jacob, b. 
Oct. 10, 1839; m. Kath. S. Frankinfield, Jan. 3, i860; 
res. Folsom, Custer Co., Dakota, where he moved 1886, 

ISSUE: 

1.— Rachel, b. M'ch 30, 1862; d. Dec. 11, 18S6. 

2. — Samuel, b. Jan. 17, 1865. 

3.— Charles, b. M'ch 20, 1S66. 

4.— Annie, b. M'ch 16, 1869. 

5.— Susan, b. April 16, 1S71. 

6.— John D., b. Nov. 3, 1874. 

7.— Jane E., b. M'ch 26, 1877. 

8.— George W., b. May 5, 1879. 



141 



Isaac H. Twining, son of 63 Jacob, b. 

Feb. 23, 1845; m. Mary A. Whit, Dec. 25, 1868, b. 

Highland, Wis., M'ch 24, 1846. Moved to Neb. 

1879; blacksmith and wagon maker; res, Bazile 

Mills, Neb. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Isaac W., b. Nov. 5, 1869; d. M'ch 6, 18S6. 

2.— Sarah M., b. Dec. 4, 1871. 

3. — William, b. April 5th, 1874; d. inf. 

4— Arthur M., b. April 1, 1875. 

5.— Mont. H., b. Dec. 5, 1877. 

6. — Elsie F., b. Jan. 24, 1880. 

7.— Ellen, b. July 31, 1882. 

8. — Earmer M., b. Sept. 4, 1884. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 157 

1t^ John W. Twining, son of ($4: Abbott 
C, b. June n, 1837; m. Mary Ellen Briggs, Feb. 1, 
1868; Friends; farmer; res. Rush Valley, Bucks Co., Pa, 

ISSUE: 

1.— Edward W., b. Oct. 18, 1873; d. M'ch 1, 1874. 
2.— D. Walker, b. Nov. 26, 1877. 

XTuThos. Chalkley Twining, son of 64 

Abbott C, b. Feb, 12, 1844; m. Mary E. Kirk, Jan. 

24, 1867; pump manufacturer; res, Mozart, Bucks 

Co., Pa. 

ISSUE: 

One child, Joseph W., b. M'ch 7, 1868; d. inf. 

144 David R. Twining, son of ($*> Isaac, b. 
Nov. 29, 1 851; m. Hannah Kyle, Nov. 1870, d Aug. 
23, 1883, aged 32 years; blacksmith; res. Southamp- 
ton, Bucks Co., Pa. 

ISSUE :• 

— Sallie E., b. May 20, 1S72. 
— Susan F., b. Aug. 23, 1S74. 
— Lizzie, b. Aug. 13, 1876. 
—David R., b. Dec. 23, 1878. 
—John, b. M'ch 28, 1881. 

X4rO Howard L. Twining, son of QT Henry 
M., b. July 13, 1850; m. Mary E. Cooper, Jan. 8, 
1873; train hand; res. Philadelphia. 

ISSUE: 

— Anna L., b. Oct. 24, 1873. 

—Harvey, b. M'ch 21, 1875. 

— May, b. Dec. 1, 1S76; d. Sept. 30, 1882. 

— Walter, b. July 3, 1879. 

— Aimee B„ b. Feb. 1, 1884. 

— Achsah V., b. Dec. 3, 1886. 



158 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

Xtev Jonathan R. Twining, son of 68 

Cyrus B., b Sept. 10, 1852; m. Bell Warner, Jan. 15, 
1879; farmer; res. Pineville, Bucks Co., Pa. Also in 
pork business, Philadelphia. 

ISSUE: 
One child, F. Cyrus, b. June 15, 1879. 

X4:# Wilmer A. Twining, son of ^8 Cyrus 

B.,b, April 17, 1865; m. Lottie Vandegrift, Oct. 1886; 
farmer; res. Pineville, Pa. 

ISSUE": 
One child, Franklin M., b. Sept. 15, 1888. 

XtcO William H. Twining, son of @Q Amos 

H., b. Feb. 8, 1845; m. Mary E. Echart, Jan. 1, 1873; 

res. Richboro, Bucks Co., Pa. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Clarence B., b. May 15, 1S74. 
2.— Ethel M., b. M'ch 27, 1876. 
3.— Jennie B., b. May 15, 1887. 

X4tU John Twining, son of (J 9 Amos H., b. 
Dec. 14, 1849; m, Mary E. Slack, M'ch 8, 1879; 
farmer; res. Richboro, Bucks Co., Pa. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Emma H., b. July 8, 1880. 
2.— Amos H., b. May 7, 18S7. 

X Ovr Edwin Twining, son of *7X Croasdale, 
b. Dec. 1837; m. Hannah A, Iredell, Nov. 1864; in 
U. S. Cavalry during the Rebellion; commission mer- 
chant; res. Chehalis, Washington; family live at 
Davis Grove, Pa. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 159 

ISSUE: 

— J. Howard, b. Dec. 4, 1865. 

—William P., b. June 11, 1S68. 

—Anna Mary («Dollie"),b. Feb. 13, 1S71. 

-Ida, b. July 8,1873. 

— Ellie B., b. Sept. 23, 1S75. 

— A. Iredell, b. Sept. 2, 1878. 



lOl Kinsley Twining, son of 73 Alexander 
C, b. 1S32, New Haven; grad Yale, 1853; Congre- 
gational minister, Doctor of Divinity; on editorial staff 
of the New York Independent', m. first, 1861, Mary 
K. Plumkett, of Hinsdale, Mass.,d. 186-; m. secondly, 
1870, Mary Gridley, dau. of A. D.Gridley, of Clinton, 
N. Y.; res. Morristown, N.J. 

ISSUE by Second Wife: 

1.— Edith, b. 1872. 
2.— Alin, b. 1877. 
3. — Kinsley, b. 1879. 

X Ow Edward H. Twining, son of 74: Will- 
iam, b. Lowell, Mass, Oct. 3, 1833; grad. Wabash 
Coll., 1852; private 33th 111. In'f'y, 1861; Capt. 1862; 
Capt. A. D. C. 1864; Prof. Chem. Washington and 
Jefferson Coll., 1866; University Minn., 1869: Prof. 
Latin, Univ. Mo., 1872; resigned 1877. Afterward 
connected with the St. Louis high schools; since 1882 
the Mississippi River Commission, New York city; 
Episcopal church; m. Aug, 6, i860, Harriett, dau. of 
C. S. and Catharine (Leavenworth) Sperry, of Water- 
bury, Ct.; she d. Dec. 15, 1876, Columbia, Mo. "A 
brilliant man of a very retentive mind." 
11 



160 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

ISSUE (Four chiLd. inf.): 

.1. — Jane L., b. Feb. 6, 1866; stenographer; small and slight in 

stature; educated in St. Louis (Mo.) city schools; fond of 

business; single; res. Waterbury, Ct. 
2. — Almira C, b. Nov. 13, 1867, Washington, Pa.; lively and 

brilliant in conversation, lithe and strong and " has the 

4 set 'look of the Twinings;" assistant in the Bronson 

Ribbie Library, Waterbury, Ct.; single. 
3. — Wm. Edward, b. Nov. 19, 1874, Mo.; small and slender; 

accomplished as a skater, billiardist and bicycleist; res. 

Waterbury, Ct. 

X 5J Charles O. Twining, son of 74 Will- 
iam, b. Crawsordsville, Ind., Sept, 28, 1845; m. Dec. 
23, 1873 Ann Campbell, who d. April 6, 1875; Sec. 
French Window Glass Manufacturing Co., St. Louis, 

Mo.; Cong. Ch. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Ralph C, b. St. Louis, Feb. 28, 1875. 



154 



George A. Twining, son of 75 Alfred 
C, b. M'ch 15, 1 84 1, Lansingsburgh, N. Y. ; m. Jen- 
nie Byers, b. in Eng. and d Jan. 1, 1882. Served in 
in 7th Conn., Co. A, in the late war. Came to Chica- 
go after the great fire ? dealer in coal; familiarly known 
as "Old Rockey;" res. Chicago, 111. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Lillie, b. Aug. 12, 1872. 
2.— George, b. June 10, 1874. 
3.— Mollie, b. M'ch 10, 1876. 



155 



William F. Twining, son of 7 6 Alex- 
ander H., b. Nov. 18, 1851; m. Eva M. Carpenter, of 
Strongsville, Ohio, Dec. 23, 1874; machinist; res. 151 
Abram street, Cleveland, Ohio. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 161 

ISSUE: 

i. — Charles F., b. Nov. 18, 1875, Strongsville. 
2. — William A., b. M'ch 16, 1877, Cleveland. 
3. — Laura M., b. April 9, 1880, Cleveland. 
4.— Roscoe D., b. Dec. 23, 1883, S. 
5.— Blanche M., b. Aug. 3, 1886, C. 

lOO John Twining, son of 77 William, b. 
Jan. 6, 1816, T., d. Sept. 6, 1876, Copenhagen, N. Y., 
where he res.; m. Eveline R. Smith, 1844, b. Oct. 14, 
1 82 1, Wilna, N. Y.; farmer and Free Thinker. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Jno. S-, b. 1845; d. inf. 

2. — John S., b. Jan. 27, 1847; m. Sept. 21, 1869, Mary E. Pat- 
ten, b. M'ch 10, 1848, Ava, N. Y.; farmer and lumber 
dealer; Free Thinker; res. Copenhagen, N. Y. He has 
in his possession a powder horn made from ox horn 
carried by one of the first Cape Cod family; the initials 
on bottom are " W. T. Jr." Issue: 

1. Carrie E., b. Feb 8, 1872. 

2. Cora M , b. Feb. 22, 1880. 

3.— Ovanda M., b. June 22, 1848; m. Warren Hawn, Stark- 

ville, N. Y.; two chil. 
4. — William J., b. June 26, i860; farmer; Free Thinker and 

single; res. Copenhagen. 



157 



William F. Twining, son of YT Will- 
iam, b. Aug. 17, 1820, N. Y., d. July 20, 1886: m 
first, Martha M. Taylor, of Wilna, N. Y., Feb. 19 
1846, b. Saratoga Co., N. Y., 1824, d. July 29, 1879 
Morrison, 111.; m. secondly, Miss Nellie' Rook, of M. 
M'ch 26, 1882. Came to Morrison, 111., from Jeffer 
son Co., N. Y., 1863; farmer; Universalist; filled im 
portant township offices; wid. res. Unionville, near 
Morrison. 



162 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

ISSUE by First Wife: 

i.— Mary Frances, b. Jan. 2, 1846; d. May 12, 1849. 

2. — William E., b. June 8, 1848; m. M'ch 23, 1887, m; Ida 

M. Baker, of M.; farmer; res. Lake City, Iowa. 
3. — Mary F., b. Oct. 10, 1849; m - Orrin M. Bent, Jan. 16 

1866, formerly of Denmark, N. Y.; a wealthy farmer; 

res. Morrison, 111. Issue: 

One dau., Lottie F., b. Dec. 6, 1866; m. Richard Tilton, of 
Whiteside Co., 111. 

4.— Fred A., b. April, 1S57; d - M ' ch 5» l862 - 

5. — Florence A., b. June 11, i860; m. Absalom C. Venumn, 
July 1, 1880, of Exeter, Neb.; engaged in banking busi- 
ness, Stratton, Neb. Issue: 

1. Ethel, b. June 12, 1881. 

2. Stella, b. July 19, 1883. 

ISSUE by Second Wife: 
6.— Grace B., b. Nov. 18, 1884. 



158 



Alfred W. Twining, son of 7 ^ William, 
b. Sept. 3, 1822; m. first, Jennette Fargo, Feb. 16, 
1840; m. secondly, Miranda Gibbs, Sept. 12, 1859; 
farmer; res. So. Champion, N. Y. 

ISSUE by First Wife: 

1. — Nelson P., b. Oct. 13,-1848; m. Ada Lewis, Feb. 6, 1869, 
b. July 10, 1849; res. So. C; farmer. Issue: 

1. Lewis A., b. Oct. 10, 1870. Will probably enter West Point 
U. S. M. A., June, 1890. 

2. Belle E., b. July 6, 1872. 

2. — Emogene C, b. 1851; m. James O. Waldo, Westernville, 
N. Y.; one dau. 

ISSUE by Second Wife: 

3.— George, b„ Dec. 24, i860; m. Lottie Cramer, Feb. 13, 1884. 

One child, Gleene A., b. Oct. 23, 1885; res. Copenhagen. 
4. — Ada E., b. Sept. 1863; m. Henry E. Chickering, June 18, 

1884; res. Copenhagen, N. Y. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 163 



159 



Elphonzo Twining, son of 7 8 Elijah, b. 
June 8, 1818, T.; m. first, Eliza A. Cone, M'ch 5, 
1850, b. July 14, 1823, d. Sept. 14, 1865; m. secondly, 
Sarah C. Wheldin, of Williamston, Mass., Feb. 19, 
1867, d. Oct. 10, 1867, m. thirdly ', Annie E. Gates, of 
Hoboken, N. J., April 29, 1869, d. April 8, 1885, of 
Bright's disease; farmer; moved to Sandisfield, Mass., 
his present res., 1850. 

ISSUE by First Wife: 

t 

1. — Belle E , b. Dec. 27, 1850; m. Charles C.Cooper, Oct. 10, 

187 1 ; three chil.; res. Chester, Mass. 
2. — Orlow C., b. M'ch 14, 1853; m. Emma Merrell, Nov. 29, 
1876; farmer; res. Sandisfield; one son, William A., b. 

M'ch 28, 1882. 
3.— Preston M-, b. Nov. 20, 1855; d. Feb. 24, 1857. 
4. — Flora E., b. M'ch 11, 1857; res. Chester, Mass. 
5.— Clinton B., b. M'ch S, i860. 
6.— Sarah C, b. Dec. 14, 1862; d. May 6, 1885. 

ISSUE by Second Wife: 

7.— Winthrop B., b. May 21, 187 1. 
S. — Charles G., b. July 28, 1872. 
8. — Clive L, b. Oct. 1, 1874; d. Sept. 11, 1879. 
10. — Geneviere C, b. Nov. 11, 1877. 



160 



Joseph Twining, son of "78 Elijah, b. 
April 23, 1820, T.; m. Henrietta M., dau. of Rev. 
Joel Talcott and Lois, dau. of 37 Judah Twining, 
Nov. 20, 1 85 1, b. Aug. 29, 1830, Wellington, Ohio; 
farmer; res. Colebrook, Ct. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Albert T., b. Feb. 20, 1S54, Sandisfield; m. Mary J. Coy, 
April 2, 1878; farmer; res. Norfolk, Ct. 



164: THE TWINING FAMILY. 

2. — William J., b. June 23,1855, S.; m.Lucy Morehouse, Dec. 

5, 1881, who d. May 22, 1883; res. Colebrook. One 

child, Bessie H., b. April 28, 1883. 
3. — Katie E., b. April 11, 1878, S.; res. Colebrook. 
4. — Burton P., b. July 27, 1859, S.; m. Mazzie Ramsey, of 

New Britain, Ct., April 13, 1882; expressman; one child, 

Joseph B., b. May 9, 1883. 
5. — Charles J., b. Sept. 24, 186 1 ; res. New Britain, Ct.; farmer. 
6. — Eugene R., b. Sept. 4, 1863; res. Colebrook; farmer. 
7. — Frank F., b. Dec. 10, 1865; d. C, Aug. 27, 1879. 
8.— Frederick H., b. Jan. 2. 1S67; res. C; farmer. 
9. — Lois E., b. Sept. 12, 1869; d. Sandisfield, Oct. 18, 1872. 

JLol Orlandon Twining, son of *78 Elijah, b. 
Sept. 30, 182 1 ; m. Lucy E. Ervin, April 6, 1853, b. 
Nov. 6, 1830; farmer; res. Copenhagen, Lewis Co., 
N Y. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Charles E., b. Feb. 11, 1854; d. Nov. 22, 1856. 

2. — Bevel E., b. May 1, 1858; "traveling agent in the Western 

States;" single. 
3.— Cassius H., b.July 15, 1861; m. Feb. 8, 1888, Minnie E. 

Elmer, of Lowville, N. Y., b. M'ch 6, 1866; farmer; res. 

Lowville, Lewis Co., N. Y. 
4.— Clinton J., b. Nov. 3, 1867; m. Aug. 15, iSSS, Ida A. 

Spencer, of Denmark, N. Y., b. May 31, 1867; farmer; 

res. Copenhagen, N. Y. 

l0^5 Samuel M. Twining, son of 78 Elijah, 
b. Feb. 9, 1824, d Aug. 23, 18S7; m. Oct. 16, 1850, 
Harriet, dau. of John Gates. Moved from Tolland, 
Mass., to East Hartland, Ct , where all but one of his 
chil. were born; farmer; family Cong. 

ISSUE: 

1. — John G., b.July 14, 1851; m. Nov. 14, 1878, Etta I. 
Hoskins (dau. of David); merchant; res. Waterbury, Ct. 
Issue: (See engraving.) 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 



165 



i. Addie, b. April 18, 1880. 

2. Alice, b. Jan. 18, 1882. 

3. Emma, b. Aug. 7, 1884. 

2. — Hattie, b. Dec. 29, 1853; m. May 31, 1876, Wm. J. Colton. 
3.— Nellie L, b. Feb. 22, 1856; d. Sept. 10, 1888; m. Frank 
Morgan, Dec. 1876; res. East Granby, Ct. 




John G. Twining. 

4. — Austin H., b. Sept. 6, 1859; m. Feb. 9, 1885, Mrs. Mary 

Raidick; hotel keeper; res. Cairyville. N. Y. 
5. — Emma A., b. Jan. 12, 1861; m. Frank Johnson, Dec. 25, 
1879; res. Hartford, Ct. Issue: 

1. Etta I.,b. Nov.-6, 1880. 

2. Minnie J., d. Dec. 28, 1888. 

lOO Lucius Twining, son of *78 Elijah, b. 
Aug. 8, 1827, T.; m. Mary E. Jackson, June 5, 1850; 
res. East Granville, Mass. 

ISSUE: 
1. — Frank L. (twin), b. June 5, 1852; m. Jessie Andrews, Dec. 
16, 1880. Issue: 

1. Sybil E., b. Sept. 12, 1881. 



166 THE TWINING FAMILY 

2. Lewis F., b. July 18, 1883. 

3. Harry K., b. Jan. 14, 1886. 

2. — Fred L. (twin), b. June 5, 1852; m.Jirsl, Jennie L. Miller, 
April, 1876; she d. Feb. 1S77; m. secondly, Hattie Cowan, 
1882. 

3.— , b. Feb. 14, 1854; d. Feb. 14, 1868. 

4 — Emma A., b. Oct. 22, 1858; d. June 29, 1875. 

5-— J- J., b. Jan. 4, 1864. 

6. — b. April, 1871; d. inf. 



164 



Samuel R. Twining, son of ^9 Hiram, 
b. Jan. 30, 183 1 ; d Nov. 12, 1881, Fiatt, Fulton Co., 
111.; m. Sarah E. Overstreet, Sept. 13, 1854, b. and 
raised in Mitchellsburgh, Boyle Co., Kentucky. Came 
to III. 1870. Samuel and his brother Henry N. went 
with the famous "squirrel hunters " to capture the 
rebel, Jno. Morgan; carpenter and farmer. 

ISSUE: 

i, — Clarence W., b. June 6, 1855; m. Hattie G. Quick, M'ch 

8, 18S3; fanner; res. Fiatt, 111. 
2. — Edwin H., b. Sept. 18, 1S59; farmer; res. Fiatt; m. Grace 

G. Fluke, Jan. 20, 18S7. 

lOO Nelson B. Twining, son of 82 Philander 

F., b Nov. 16, 1832; m. M. Eliz., dau. of Alfred and 

Emoline (Torry) Webb, Tolland, Sept. 10, 1854; 

farmer; res. New Boston, Mass. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Edson P., b. Sept. 25, 1856; m. Sept. 30, 1S75, Anna !• Fos- 
dick, b. 1854, d. Oct. 17, 1888. Issue: 

1. Bessie A., b. Feb. 23, 1876. 

2. Alice A., b. June 4, 1878. 

3. Lena M., b. Aug. 10, 1881. 

4. Pearl E., b. Sept. 25, 1883. 

5. Lois E., b. Sept. 18, 1885; d. Nov. 11, 1888. 

6. George E., b. Jan. 5, 1888; d. Oct. 29, 1888. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 167 

2. — Howard W., b. May 14, i860; m. Jan. 28, 1890. Hattie G. 

Kilfoil; res. N. Boston. 
3. — Lois Etta, b. July 31, 1S61; m. Aug. 20, 1S86, Dempster 

Hamlin, of Middletown, Ct. 
4. — Catherine E., b. Sept. 26, 187 1. 



166 



Homer P. Twining, son of 82 Philan- 
der F., b, Nov. 9, 1839; educated Williston Sem.; 
held various town offices and represented his dis. in 
the Mass, Leg. 1882; farmer, at New Boston, Mass.; 
m. Mary B. White, dau. of Horace and *Susan (Wol- 
cott), Jan. 1, 1861; grad. C. L. S. C. and has many 
deeds and documents of the early Twining families of 
Eastham and Tolland; Cong. Ch. Mr. T. is now 
manager " N. Y. Hotel Journal," N. Y. city. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Clifford H., b. Nov. 22, 1866; d. Jan. 27, 1868. 
2. — Clifford H., b. April 22, 1869. 

* Niece of Edward Wolcott, who m. Susannah, dau. of 18 Elijah 
Twining and of Edward, who m. Anna of 17 Thomas Twining. 

If}/ Lewis S. Twining, son of 83 Merrick, 

b April 6, 1833, Berlin, O.; m. Jan. 26, 1854, Philena 

C. Moore, b, Dec. 1, 1835; she d. May 12, 1885; res. 

Granville, O. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Carper W., b. Jan. 10, 1855; d. inf -» G. 

2. — Leota O , b. Oct. 13, 1856, Otho, Iowa. 

3 — Arthur M., b. Sept. 12, 1859; d. Jan. 30, 1864, Iowa. 

4. — Lucine O., b. July 11, 1S62; d. April 25, 1865, Iowa. 

5.— Minnie A., b. Aug. 7, 1865; d. inf. 

6. — Nettie E., b. Dec. 18, 1873, Otho, Iowa. 

lOO Edward W. Twining, Jr., son of 83 

Merrick, b. May 8, 1836; d.Jan. 31, 1888, of consump- 



168 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

tion, Fort Dodge, Iowa; m. Oct. 2, 1861, Matilda 

Hughson (relative of Gen. Sam Houston, of Texas), 

b. April 16, 1842, Licking Co,, O.; she was educated 

at Granville; moved to Fort Dodge, 1864; farmer and 

liveryman. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Bertram E., b. Sept. 27, 1863; m. Josephine G. Trusty, 

July 20, 1885; employe of 111. Cen. R. R.; res. Fort 

Dodge. 
2.— Lillian L., b. Oct. 22, 1865: m. May 1, 1889, A. C. Wiehe, 

foreman of railroad machine shops; res. Cherokee, Iowa. 
3. — Charles L., b. Sept. 20, 1867; m. Mollie Line, Oct. 17, 

1889; liveryman; res. Fort Dodge, Iowa. 

Xv)ts Henry L. Twining, son 83 Merrick, b. 
Sept. 16, 1841; m.jirstj Annie Moore, who d., and he 
m. a second wife; farmer; lived for a while in Ohio; is 
now res. of McDade, Texas. 

ISSUE By First Wife: 

1. — Watson, d. young. 

2. — Lewis, b. about 1865; m. and has a dau.; railroad conductor. 

3. — Hermon, b. about 1868; single. 

4. — Bell, d. young. 

5. — Mary or Macy M., b; about 1877. 

6. — Alma, b. about 1883. 

7. — Infant dau., by second wife. 

X i\3 Nelson L. Twining, son of 83 Merrick, 

b. Oct. 10, 1850; m. Caroline Hall, Aug. 22, 1872, b. 
July 19, 1854, Hartford, O ; res. Granville, O. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Fred. C, b. May 28, 1874. 
2.— Charles M., b. Sept. 10, 1878. 
3.— Muriel M., b. July 16, 1883. 



THE TWINING FAMILY. 169 



171 



Edward T. Twining, son of 84 Ed- 
ward W., b. Aug. 5, 1844, Logan Co., Ohio: m. Jan. 
13, 1869, Florence Conger, b. Sept. 25, 1848, Washing- 
ton, Iowa; physician; res. Des Moines, Iowa. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Leonora, b. April 13, 1S70, Marshall, Iowa. 
2. — Luella, b. Nov. 14, 1871, Washington, Iowa. 
3. — Clark C, b. Nov. 14, 1880, Corning, Iowa. 
4.— Edward H., b. Feb. 7, 1882. 



173 



Lauriston Twining, son of 84 Edward 

W., b. June 7, 1848, Iowa City; m. Laura A .Botkin, 

June 3, 1873, b. M'ch 12 1853, Pickway, O., dau. 

of Methodist minister and grad. 111. Female Coll ; 

attorney and real estate; res. Des Moines, Iowa. 

ISSUE: 

i. — Arthur B., b. May 1, 1874, Washington, Iowa. 
2. — Granville H., b. July 25, 1876, Corning. 
3.— Edward L., b. Nov. 17, 1878. 
4. — Einez A., b. June 21, 1882, Des Moines. 



173 



Jessie L. Twining, son of 84 Edward 

W., b. Aug. 5, 1850, Washington, Iowa; m. Flora D. 

Rowley (dau. Pres. minister), Oct. 25, 1876, b. Nov. 

12, 1857, Peoria, 111.; physician and druggist; res. 

Corning, Iowa. 

ISSUE: 

1. — Carrie E., b. M'ch 29, 1881, Corning. 

2. — Anna J., b. Feb. 21, 1883, Corning. 

3. — Jessie Lois, b. Aug. 22, 1885, Corning. 

JLf 41 Hiram Twining, son of 85 Jonathan, b. 
June 9, 1 8 19, Townsend, Mass.; m. Jan. 1847, Betsey 



170 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

Needham, Shrewsbury, Vt. Removed to Green 

Garden (Will Co.), 111., 1851, where he has lived ever 

since; farmer; Free Will Baptist. Commenced life 

poor, and after a time met with severe losses, by 

prairie fires, but by perseverance owns a farm of 240 

acres well stocked with horses and cattle. " A small 

man with dark hair;" d. Dec. 14, 1889, of heart 

disease at his res., Frankfort, 111.; chil. all farmers of 

Wills Co., 111. 

ISSUE: 

1.— Watson F., b. April, 1848, Shrewsbury, Vt.; res. Frank- 
fort, 111. 
2. — Dana, b. M'ch, 1850, Shrewsbury, Vt. ; res. Frankfort, 111. 
3. — Leonora L., b. Dec. 1853. 
4. — Jasper E., b. Jan. 1857; m. Oct. 1884, Mary Crick. Issue: 

1. Henry A., b. July, 1885. 

2. Infant girl. 

5. — Irene Eliz., b. Feb. 1862; attending Valparaiso, Ind., 
Normal. 

X • O George F. Twining, son of gQ Jonathan, 

b. Jan. 28, 1838; m. Annie Whittier, of Hampton 

Falls, N. H , April 25, 1865; res. Charlestown, Mass. 

'ISSUE: 

1. — George W., b. Sept. 13, 1867, E. Boston, Mass. 
2._Mabel E., b. Oct. 10, 1872, E. Boston, Mass. 
3. — -Amy E., b. Dec. 31, 1874; d. July 3, 1S81, Charlestown. 
4. — Edna M., b. April 2, 1877, Charlestown; d. Aug. 8, 1S77. 



TWINING AUTHORS 

Elizabeth, of Troy, N. Y., a Friend, d. 1827. " Some Account 
of the Religious Experience and Travels," begun 181 1, 
in nineteenth year of her age. Comly's Miscell., vol. 49, 
Phila., 1834. 

Elizabeth, " Illustrations of Natural Orders of Plants, with 
Groups and Descriptions and 160 Colored Plates." Lon- 
don, 2 vols. Price, 1866, X21; other works. 

Henry, " On Elements of Picturesque Scenery, Considered 
with Reference to Landscape and Painting." London, 
r. Svo, vol. 1, anon, 1846, pp. 375. 

Miss Louisa, " Symbols and Emblems of Early and Medevial 
Christian Art," London, 1852. "Types and Figures of 
the Bible, 111,, by Art of Early and Middle Ages," 1855. 

Richard, " Pamphlets on East India Com. Topics, etc.," 
1 784-96. 

Thomas, "Averbury in Wiltshire, the Remains of a Roman 
Work, Erected by Vespasian and Julius Agrcote," Lon- 
don, 1723. 

Thomas, b. 1734 and educated at Sidney Coll., Cambridge, and 
became rector of White Notley, Essex, 176S; rector of 
St. Mary's, Colchester, 1770, and d. 1804. *• "Aristotle 
Treatise on Poetry and Translated with Notes," and 
" Two Dessertations on Poetical and Musical Imitations," 
Ox. 1787, with improvements by his nephew, Daniel 
Twining, London, 1812. 

Thomas, Baptist minister, of Trowbridge, Wilts, " Sixteen 
Sermons with Biog.," preface by Dr. J. Toulmin, 1S01, 
8vo. 

Thomas, " Letters on Danger of Interfering in Religious 
Opinions of the Natives of India," 1808, Svo. 

'William, b Nova Scotia; was educated at London; entered 
the medical department of the Royal Army, 18 12, and d. 



172 THE TWINING FAMILY. 

in Calcutta, 1835. "Clinical 111. of the More Important 
Diseases of Bengal, Calcutta and London," 1832-35; two 
vols., 8vo. 

William, M. D., d. 1848, aged 35, author, London, 1843. 

Richard, Jr., " Renewal E. I. Co.'s Charter," 1813, 8vo. 

Henry M., b. 1799, Penn.; prominent lawyer, teacher and 
writer. Author of numerous literary productions, 
1850-75. 

Alexander C, b. New Haven, Ct., 1801. "Astronomical and 
Constitutional Questions." 

William, b. New Haven, Ct., 1805. "Antiphonal Psalter and 

Liturgies," 1877. 
Nathan C.» b. N. Y., 1834. " Papers on Astronomy, Language, 

Science, etc.," Wisconsin. 



ERRATA. 



Page 10: The punctuation at the word "ancestor," top of 
page should be omitted. 

Page 23: Asterisk instead of dagger at Annie, foot note. 

Page 40: No. 23 for 32 Thomas. 

Page 42 : Mahlon instead of Malhon. 

Page 44: Tamer for Thamer. 

Page 45: Last line, "the" should follow and not precede 
" considerably." 

Page 70: Tibbtts for Fibbits. 

Page 78: 41 Abner, d. Jan.. 27, 1853, instead of Feb. 1, 

1850. 

Page 86: Hugh Twining should be numbered with "Heads 
of Families." 

Page 102: Ellen for Allen, dau. of 63 Jacob. 



INDEX 



INDEX. 

TO TWINING GIVEN NAMES. 



Aaron, 

Abbott, 

Abner, - 

Abigail, 

Abraham, 

Abram, 

Achsah, 

Ada, 

Addie, 

Addison, 

Adeline 

Adna, 

Adonijah, 

Aimee, - 

Albert, 

Alice, 

Alin, 

Alexander, - 18, 19, 68, 107, 

Alfred, 18, 19, 72, 106, 111, 112, 

153, 
Alice, 46, 59, 61, 81, 84, 99, 123, 
Alma, . 
Almima, - 

Almira, 
Allen, 
Alvah. 
Alvin, 
Amanda, 



19, 3*, 6 7, 85, 126 

- 18, 19, 62, 65, 103 

18, 19, 51, 78, 79 

35, 38, 48, 49, 50, 74, 79 

- 64 
143 

157 
. 162 

- 13°, J 37, 165 

- 19, 79, I2 3, l 3 l 

82 

- 93 
- - 56 

57 

63 

66 



104, 123, 141, 145, 155, 
• ' 165, 



68, 76, 118, 149, 
104, 



87, 131, 146, 147, 
Amos, iS, 19, 61, 65, 99, 105, 150, 
Amy, - - 100, 139, 

Angeline, .... 
Antoinette, - - - 98, 

Ann, - - - 40, 42, 61, 
Anna, . . . 159,169, 

Annie, 27, 29, 47, 67, 68, 90, 93, 99 

116, 149, 151, 156, 157 

12 



59 
12 

62 

36 
68 

19 
60 

49 
39 
5i 

53 
58 
70 

48 
53 
45 
45 



Apphia, - - 47 

Artemus, - - - - 91 

Arthur, 71, 123, 130, 132, 156, 167, 169 
Augustus, - - 91, 93, 14S 

Austin, .... 165 



Barclay, 

Barnabas, 14, 18, 19, 

Bathsheba, 

Beatrice, . 

Bell, 

Belle, . * . 

Bemsley, 

Benjamin, 18, 19, 36, 

Bertha, - 

Bertram, . 

Bessie, . 

Betsey, 

Beulah, - 

Bevel, 

Blanche, 

Burr, 

Burton, 

Byron, 



155 

34, 3S, 49, 5°, 

74, 77, n6, 122 

- - 38 

• 135 

168 

. 162, 163 

121 

39, 4 1 , 57, 58 

59, 93 

132 

. 16S 
164, 166 

- 59, 73. 87 

37, 62, 154 

• 1 '5, 164 

161 

130, 164 
93 



Caroline, 61, 71, 101, 106, 145 147 

148 

Carper, . . . . .167 
Carrie, . . . 141, i6r, 169 
Cassius, ..... 164 
Catherine, . .75, 109, 167 



INDEX. 



Charles, 18, 19, 52, 54, 56, 67, 74, 82 
84, 93, 102, 107, 112, 116, 118 
126, 133, 134, 135, 136, 138, 139 

i43, H5-, H 8 , i49» 'So. i55» l6 ° 
161, 163, 164, 168 



Chapin, - 

Chapman, 

Chester - 

Christean, 

Christopher, 

Clara, 

Clarence, 

Clark, . 

Clarissa, 

Clifford, 

Clinton, 

Clive, 

Cora, 

Cloe, 

Cordelia, 

Corintha, - 

Croasdale, 

Cynthia, 

Cyrus, 

Daisy, 
Dana, 
Daniel, 
Darius, 



19, 88, 130 

106 

19, 94, 140 

59 

- 14. 59 

70 

128, 145, 158, 166 

169 

140 

167 

• 163, 164 

164 

112, 141, 161 

5 2 . 79. H7 
117 

70, 73 
18, 19, 67, 106, 107 

- 5o 
18, 19, 59, 64, 104, 146, 158 



144 
. 170 

14. l8 » 4 r »59 
76 

David, 18, 19, 33, 36, 42, 43, 50, 62 

65, 79. 8 3> 93. 104, 105, 139, 157 



Deborah, 

Delia, 

Desire, 

Dewitt, 

Dora, 

Dorcas, 

Earl, • 

Earmer 

Earnest, 

Ebenezer, 

Edgar, 

Edith, 

Edmund, 

Edna, . 

Edroy, 



,61,67 

138, 140 

141 

19, 89, 131 

- 143 

- 93. 137 

13°. T 3 2 , I 5 6 

156 

130 

19, 78, 121, 122 

- 81, 152 

• 99, J 59 

105 

170 

• 153 



Edson, ..... 
Edward, 7, 19, 60, 76, 82, 109, 

1 '9. 133. x 57, 159. i 6 7. 
Edwin, - - 19, 106, 

Einez, ..... 
Eleaner, 

Eleazer, 14, 18, 19, 30, 32, 37, 38, 
48,61, 62, 74, 100, 117, 
Elam, ... 

Eli, - - 19, 99, 143, 

Elias, - 19, 99, 145, 

Elisha, - - 67, 93 

Elijah, 18, 19, 37, 38, 45, 47, 48, 

75, "4. 

Eliza, 27, 29, 34, 92, 108, 116, 

- 140, 

Elizabeth, 35, 37, 40, 41, 42, 44, 

60, 61, 63, 65, 66, 86, 99, 105, 

122, 126, 137, 

Ella, 

Ellen, 80, 81, 84,88, 102,105, 137, 



• H5, 

H3. H 6 , x 4 8 » 
100, 

19, 114, 

- i3 8 , 

88, 



Ellie, 
Elma 
Elmer, 
Elmira, 
Elnora, 
Elphonzo, 
Elsie, 
Elvira, 
Elwood, 
Emergene, 

Emily, 62, 71, So, 82, 94, 127, 

140, 145, 
Emogene. .... 
Emoline, - - 75, 

Emma, 142, 143, 154, 158, 165, 
Ernest, .... 

Estella, .... 132, 

Ethel, 

Etta, - - 

Eugene, 136, 154, 

Eva, ... - 

Evaline, 



Fannie, 

Fenimore, 
Flora, 



67, 106, 



141, 



66 
18 
69 

58 
69 

36 

4 2 . 
46 

5o 
5i 
53 
94 
73 
17 
36 
43 
50 
06 

49 
63 
56 

59 

46 

50 
21 

95 
63 

56 
24 

54 
12 

33, 
48 

63 
49 
66 
26 

39 

58 
40 
64 
06 
53 



53 
19 
63 







INDEX. 


Florence, 


80, 85, 137, 


162 


Ida, - - - 137, 159 


Floyd, 


- 


139 


Iredell, - - - 159 


Frances, 


- 65, Si, 


H9 


Irene, . . - . , 170 


Francis, 


80, 112, 


151 


Isaac, 18, 19, 36, 62, 67, 100, 101 


Frank, 


• 147, l6 4, 


165 


- - - 102, 103, 156 


Franklin, 19 


1 94, 101, 132, 136, 


138 


Isabel - = - 2 3, x 45, H9 


- 


141, 144, 147, 155, 


158 




Fred, 124, 


*35, T 39, 14°, H 2 ] 


[62, 




• 


. 166, 


168 


Jacob, 18, 37, 42, 44, 60, 62, 64, 95 


Frederick. 


- 19, 59, 94, 


164 


97, 98, 102, 104, 146, 147, 148, 149 
James, 19, 59, 60, 78, 85, 95, 97, 


Geneviere, 




163 


105, 115, 127, 135, 145, 148 


George, 18, i 


9, 6 5, 94, 9§, io 5, 


112 


Jane, - 81, 85, 95, 145, 156, 160 


125, 127, 


140, 141, 151, 152, 


156 


Jasper, . . . . -170 
Jay, - - - 151 




160, 162, 166, 


170 


Georgiana, 


_ 


T 52 


Jennie, - - - 141, 151, 158 


Gertrude, 


J 39, 


H3 


Jeannetta, - - - - 119 


Gleene, 




162 


Jeremiah - 94 


Glendora, 


. 


138 


Jessie, 18, 19, 64, 94, 104, 114, 119 


Grace, . 


. 


162 


- 143, 169 


Graff, 


_ 


148 


Joanna, - 29 


Granville, 




169 


Joel, - - - - 78 


Gratia, 


- - - 


119 


John, 9, 18, 19, 30, 3% 32, 36, 38 

4°, 4 r , 44, 5°, 55, 5 6 > 57, 58, 59 
60, 62, 81, 83, 84, 85, 87, 88, 91 


Hallowell, - 


19, 99, IOT, 153, 


i55 


92, 95, 96, 97, T °3, 1Q 5, Io6 , JI 3 


Hannah, 34 


> 38, 4 2 - 43, 50- 5 r , 


59 


i3 T , x 3 6 , H 1 , H3, !45, T 4 6 , H7 


95, 


97, 106, 124, 125, 


148 


149, 150, 152, 156, 157, 158, 161 


Harriett. 


io 1 -*, 114, 118, 149, 


153 


164 


Harrison, 


19, 79, 


124 


Jonathan, 18, 19, 38, 49, 51, 52 


Harry, 


128, 144, 148, 152, 


166 


- 77, 79, 9 s , io 5, "9, 15 1 . x 58 


Hattie, . 




<6 5 








Josanna, - 144 


Helen, 


68, 1 11, 


112 


Joshua, ----- 99 


Henrietta, 


- 


118 


Joseph, 18, 33; 36, 40, 41, 49, 58 


Henry, 18, 


r 9, 43, 58, 61, 64, 


73 


60, 73, 75, 81, 93, 94, 9 6 , 97, "4 


• 8 7, 94, 


104, 116, 118, 128, 


142 


* 2 4, I2 5, r 37, T 38, 14°, H5> H 6 


Herbert, - 


H4, M5, H 6 , x 49, 
124, 


168 
r 39 


155, i57i l6 3. 164 
Josephine - 8r 


Hermon, . 


. 


168 


Josie, - - 139 
Judah, 18, 19, 49, 74, 75 


Hester 


- 


4 1 


Hiram, 18, 19, 


73, 115, n6, H3, 


169 


Judith, - - 93 


Homer, 


J 9, 45, "7, 150. 


167 


Julia, - - - - 72, 116 


Horace, 


x 9> 95, 101, 144, 


T 55 




Howard, 


19, 104, 124, 154, 


157 




• 


i59, 


167 




Howe, 


- 


i37 


Katie, - - 142, 143, 164 


Hugh, 


- 


85 


Kinsley, - - 14, 19, 108, 159 


Huldah, 


- 


H3 


Kossuth, - 141 



INDEX. 



Lambert, 

Laura, 

Lauriston, 

LaVerne, 

Leah, 

Leland, 

Lena, 

Leonard, 

Leon, 

Leonora, 

Leota, . 

Letitia, 

Lewis, 



Lillie, 

Lillian, 

Lionall, 

Lizette, 

Lizzie, 

Lois, 

Loise, 

Louisa, 

Lucinda, 

Lucius, - 

Lucina 

Lucine, 

Lucy, 

Luella, 

Lula, 

Lycurgus, 

Lydia, - 

Lyman, 



147 
161 

- 19, 7 6 , IJ 9> l6 9 

140 

92 

- 136 

135, 1.66 

132 

126, 127 

. 132, 169, 170 

167 

61 

18, 19, 49, 75, 76, 90, 113 

15, 117, 118, 133, 162, 166 

- 167, 168 

• 130, 159, 160 

114, 168 

130 

124 

- 157 

49> 75> Il8 > l6 4, l66 » l6 7 

. . 47 

71, 102, 106 

- 73, 113, 150 

19, 115, 165 

121 

. . . . . 167 

52, 81, 124, 142 

169 

135, H4> J 5i 

- - - - 73 

49, 5 1 , 7°, 97, i4 2 » H3 

149, 154 

73, 80 



Mabel, 170 

Maggie, - - 154 

Mahlon, 18, 19, 42, 43, 58, 62, 94, 142 
Mahitable, - - 27, 29 

Malichi, - - 19, 96, 144 

Malvina, - - 122 

Mamie - - - 152 

Margaret, 35, 85, 86, 146 

Maria, 105, 112, 145 

Mariamna, - - 93 

Marietta, 114 



Martha, 50, 58, 59, 60, 97, 101, 102 

103, 107 

Marvin, - -85 

Margery, - - 106 

Mary, 7, 35, 37, 39, 40, 41, 42, 44, 56 

59, 60, 61, 64, 67, 68, 73, 78, 81 

82, 88. 89, 9r, 92, 93, 95, 96, 98 

99, 100, 101, 104, 105, 106, 107 

108, in, 115, 116, 122, 136, 137 

141, 145, 146, 148, 151, 155 

162, 168 

91 

157 
- 139, H2, 143, 150 

90, I3 1 
116 

3°, 3 2 > 34, 4°, 44, 5°, 9§ 
122 



Maryette, 

May, 

Maud, 

Melissa, 

Medora, 

Mercy, - 

Meribah, 

Merinda, 

Merrick, 

Mertie, 

Millie, 

Milo, 

Minnie, 

Mollie, 

Mont, 

Moses, 

Muriel, 

Musetta, 



121 

19, 76, 118 

136 
146 

74, TI 4 
106, 139, 141, 167 

160 

156 

!3i 
168 

- 156 



Nancy, - 91, 93 

Nathan, 18, 19, 49, 77, 79, 86, 123 

124, 128, 129^ 
Nathaniel, 14, iS, 30,31, 3 2 ,35,3 6 ,40 
Nellie, 137, 139, 143, 165 

Nelson, 19, 74, 117, 1 iS, 162, 168 
Nettie, ... 67, 167 



Olive, 

Oliver, 

Orlandon, 

Orlow, 

Ovanda. 



Paschal, 
Paul, 



9h 


124, 


139 

58 


19, 


114, 


164 
163 
161 

121 




105, 


»3 T 



INDEX. 



Paulina, - - 73 

Pearl, 166 

Perry, - - 131, 139 

Peter, - 19, 87, 130 

Phebe, - 62, 96, 100, 140, 147, 149 

Philander, - 19,75,117 

Philina, - 74, 115 

Phineus, - 86 

Philip, 19, 92, 137 

Polly, - - 50, 74 

Preston, .... 163 

Prince, - 18, 38, 45, 52, 80 

Priscilla, - - 64 

Prudence, - - 92 



Rachel, 32, 37, 41, 43, 44, 55, 58, 61 
70, 90, 92, 93, 103, 104, 106, 132 

156 

Ralph, 19, 97, 130, 144, 149, 150, 160 
Ray, - 130 

Rebecca, 58, 71, 82, 92, 99, 100, 121 

. 154 
- 100 
14 
- 100, 142 
- 101, 142, 146, 146 

73 



Reuben, 

Richard, 

Riley, 

Robert, 

Romulus, 

Rosamond 

Roscoe, 

Rose, 

Rozetta, 

Rozilla, 

Russell, . 

Ruth, 

Ruthanna, 



139 
. 161 

130 

93, 138, 132 

5i 

■ ' • • H5> i53 

34,38, 49, 61, 74, 104, 117 

100 



Sabra, - - 51 

Sabrina, - - 122 

Sallie, 105, 106, 152, 157 

Samuel, 14, 18, 19, 36, 39, 40, 55, 58 

61, 70,92, 93, 95, 100, 115, 116 

144, 150, 156, 164, 166 

Sarah, 37, 40, 42, 53, 58, 60, 63,64,73 

79, 82, 84, 85, 95, 96, 102, 103 

104, 107, 108, 121, 124, 126, 132 

J 37, 138, 139, H7, H9, 156, 163 



Selinda, - 54, 56, 90 

Seth, - - 80 

Seymour, - - 137 

Silas, 18, 19, 42, 61, 97, 100, 150, 153, 

154 
Sophronia, - - 72 

Stephen, 18, 19, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 35 

37, 38, 39, 44, 45, 53, 6 5, 67, 72 
82, 106, 126 
Sukey, - - 125 

Susan, - 84, 85, 151, 156, 157 

Susanna, 29, 43, 49, 64, 98, 103, 113 
Sutherland, - - 108 

Sybil, . . . . . 164 
Sybilla, - 135 



Tabitha, 


50, 77 


Tamer, 


44 


Tamzin, 


79, 125 


Ted, 


• 156 


Thankful, 


34, 5i, 79, 94 


Theodore, 


108 



Thomas, 9, 14, 18, t 9 , 37, 38, 40, 45 

48,49, 50, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58 

• 62, 64, 70, 84, 88, 89, 91, 92, 101 

103, 104, 105, 132, 135, 136, 146 

157 
Thompson, ... 153 

Timothy, 38, 49 



Uriah, 



Violet, 
Virgil, 



Walker, 
Walmsley. 
Walter, 
Warren, 



19, 100, 154 



123 
'39 



157 

!Q5 

r 35, 154, 157 

85 



Watson, 18, 19, 61, 99, 145, 153, 168, 

- - 170 

Wesley, - 146 

Wilber, .... 151 

Wilkinson, - 145 



INDEX. 



William, 10, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 
25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 33, 34, 35, 37 
38, 46, 48, 57, 59, 60, 62, 68, 69 
73, 82, 91, 92, 94, 95, 100, 102 
104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, no 
in, 112,113, 114, 124, 127, 135 

i3 6 > *39, H°, Hh x 44, T 45, H 6 
i47) J 4 8 



William, 149, 150, 152, 153, 154, 156, 
15S, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164 



Williamina, 

Williamson, 

Willibj, 

Wilmer, 

Winthrop, 



HI 

79 

146 

105, 158 
• 163 



OTHER NAMES THAN TWINING. 





: 





/ 


Adams, 


• 97, "3, i37, 149 


Bennett, 


• 4°, 57 


Alerson, 


62 


Bent, 


162 


Ames, 


• 93, 137 


Betts, 


. 127 


Amond, 


149 


Bills, . 


. 27, 29 


Amos, 


62, 100 


Birdsell, 


. 94, 140 


Andrews. 


165 


Blaker, 


103, 148 


Apger, 


151 


Boise, 


. 117 


Ashley, 


119 


Bosler, 


146 


Ashton, 


. . . 101,155 


Botkin, 


119, 169 


Atkins, 


• • 58,93 


Boutwell, 


• • 56, 87 


Atkinson, 


• 7, 6 4, 6 5 


Bradfield, 


. 40 


Atwood, 


5 2 


Briggs, . 


4 1 . io 3, 157 


Bacon, 


107 


Brooks, 


145 


Baker, 


23, 30, 142, 162 


Brown, 


46, 69, 71, 81, 115 


Balch, 


92, 135 


Buckley, 


139 


Balderston, 


41 


Bucklin, 


112 


Baldwin, 


39, 53, m 


Buckman, 


. 42, 64 


Balliel, 


98, 151 


Bunson, . 


• • 39 


Barber, 


127, 128 


Bunter, 


• 39 


Barclay, 


27 


Bunts, 


140 


Barton, 


. 106, 1 1 1 


Bunting, 


- 30, S3 


Barrick, 


119 


Burr, 


146 


Bartleson, . 


101 


Burroughs, 


. . 98 


Bascom, 


47, 77 


Byers, 


112, 160 


Bates, 


. • - 138 






Battey, . 


90 


Calkin^, 


140 


Baynes, 


• 101, 155 


Callison, 


.•:.' . . 132 


Beach, 


72 


Campbell, 


. 101, in, 160 


Bean, 


61, IOI 


Carman, 


94, M 1 


Beans, . 


64, 104 


Carpenter, 


1 12, 160 


Bechtold, . 


105 


Castle, . 


91 


Beecher, 


70, 139 


Catlin, 


46,67 


Benedict, . 


135 


Chapman, 


.'■... • 33 



u 



INDEX. 




* / 






Chickering. .... 162 


Eleman, 


. 105 


Choat, 92 


Eldridge, 


121 


Clark, . . . 76,117,11^,121 


Elliott, . 


35 


Clayton, . . . . 47, 77 


Elmer, . 


164 


Cleveland, . . .56, 57, 5 8 


Ely, . . . 


. 9 8 


Cobb, . 29, 33, 50, 77, 122, 123, 124 


Ervin. 


. 164 


Colson 79, 123 


Evans, 


28, 93 


Colton, . . . . . 165 






Cook, 124 


Fargo, . 


114, 162 


Cone, . . . .114, 163 


Farthing, . 


. 146 


Conger, . . . 119, 169 


Fessenden, 


77 


Cooledge, .... 125 


Field, 


. 40 


Cooke, . . 25, 26, 32 


Fields, . 


. . 85 


Coon, . ..." 91 


Filtenberger, 


. 149 


Cooper, 67, 87, 105, 130, 157, 163 


Filley, . . 


69, 70 


Cordill, 132 


Firman, 


. 148 


Cotanche, .... 91 


Fish, 


. . 143 


Councilman, . . . 92, 137 


Fluke, . 


166 


Cowan, .... 166 


Fonner, 


• 5S, 92 


Coy, . . . 163 


Fosdick, 


166 


Cramer, . . . . .162 


Fotton, . 


. . . . 140 


Crane, ..... 73 


Fox, . 


26, 80, 139 


Crick, . . . . k 170 


Fowler, . 


47, 4 8 , 49, 73, 75, "3 


Croasdale, . . 44, 67 


Frankenfleld, 


103, 156 


Crocker, . . . . 135 


Franklin, 


22, 25, 27, 143 


Cromwell, .... 10 


Frasier, 


149 


Crook, 40 


Funston, 


64 


Crosby, ..... 78 






Cundiff, . . . . 101 


Galbreath, 


• I3 1 




Galord, . 


142 


Dakin, , .... 80 


Gano, 


60 


Davis, . . .30, 81, 92, 146 
Daws, . . . . 36, 41 


Gates, 
Gay lor, 

Getty, 


115, 163, 164 
81, 94 

62 


Deane, . . . 23, 25, 26 


Gibson, 


138 
92, 136, 162 

95, H3 


Decoursey, .... 145 
Defan, .... 145 


Gibbs, 
Gifford. 


Dimon, ..... 92 
Doane, ... 23, 29, 45 
Dodge, .... 4, 72 


Gilkey, . 
Gilland, 
Girdler, . 


124 

. 43 
142 


Downs, .... 79 




Duffil, 60 


Goss, . 


139 




Goodwin, 


. 143 




Goodseede, 


• 58, 94 


Eastburn, . . . 82 


Goodsell, 


49 


Eberman, . . . 65, 105 


Gould, 


• 5o 


Ebert, . ■ . . . . 146 


Graham, 


46, 123 


Eckert, .... 105, 158 


Grant, 


• 55 


Eddy, 80 


Graves, . 


146 





INDEX. 




Gridley, 


108 


Hudson, 


121 


Griffith, 


• 85 


Hughson, . 


118, 168 


Grimore, 


. . . 124 


Humphreys, 


112 


Grindle. 


123 


Hunt, 


-."•'•■■ 95 






Hutchinson, 


21, 37 


Had ley, 


68 




Hall, 


49, 118, 168 


Ingelow, 


. .4 

8 


Hallowell, . 


61, 62, 99, 100 


Ingham, . 


Halliwell, 


146 


Iredell, 


106, 158 
112 


Hambleton, 


88, 89, 90, 131 


Iiwin, 


Hamilton, 


35, 7 2 , I" 


Irvin, 


114 


Hamlin, 


. 167 




Hampton, . 


. 83, 85, 145 






Harding, 
Harling, 


37, 4 2 , 62 . 
8 


Jackson, 
Jacoby, . 


• ' ■• • JI 5, l6 5 
102 


Harris, 


41, 95, 144 


Jansey, 


• . . . 35 


Harrison, 


• 7 2 , 74 


Jaquett, . 


. . . . 63 


Harrold, 


61, 99 


Jenks, 


3 6 , 39, 4°, T 45 






Jerome, 


117 
56, 68, 98, 109, 165 


Harper, 
Hart, 


94 
98 


Johnson, 


Hartman, 


59 


Jones, 


• N 43, 58, 7°, 95- n8 


Harvey, 
Hass, 


148 
59 


Jonson, 
Josephus, 


93 
. . . .16 


Hawn, 


. 161 






Haves, 


141 


Kee, . 


88, 130 


Heaston, 


97, 150 


Keyes, 


• 94 


Heath, 


137 


Kendall, 


102 


Hedge, 


24 


Kendrick, 


. ;• . . .50 


Hellyer, 


. ' . . 97 


Kennedy, 


60, 148 


Hendricks, 


5< 


Kenyan, 


• "5 


Henry, 


73 


Kerboah, 


39 


Herbert, 


• i39 


Kester, 


56, 88, 89, 131 


Hesser, 


137 


Kickok, 


• • • . 5.8 


Hicks, 


36, 40 


Kilfoil, 


167 


Higgins, 38, 45, 49, 50, 51, 52, 79 


Kinsley, . 


68, 107 


p 


80, 122 


Kirk, 32, 35, 


36,67, 99, 103, 106, 157 


Hill, 


124 


Kirkbride, 


28 


Hillborn, 


•• . 35 


Kite, . 


106 


Hoagland, 


104, 


Klette, 


. . . . 39 


Holland, 


125 


Knapp, 


• • -95 


Homer, 


• 150 


Knight, .. 


79, 153 


Hopkins, 


■ 37, 50 


Knowles, 


• 45, 50 


Hoskins, 


164 


Krusen, . 


• • 65 


Hotten, 


., . . 10 


Kyle, . . 


104, 158 


Houston, . 


. 168 






Houghton, 


115 


Lacy, 


61, 100 


Howard, 


•■ • 9 2 , 135 


Laing, 


55 


Howe, 


137 


Laird, 


• • • • 63 



INDEX. 



Lambert, 

Lance, 

Laning, 

Large, 

Lashier, 

Laud, 

Leavenworth, . 

Lebenan, 

Lee, 

Leedom, 

Lewis, 34, 36, 37, 73, 84, 

Lindsev, 

Line, 

Lininger, 

Linnell, 

Lisk, 

Liverzey, 

Lomison, 

Loosely, 

Lupton, 

Luther, . . . 

Lynch, 

Lyons, . 

Mahan, 

Magil), 

Manchester, 

Marsh, 

Maranville, 

Marshall, 

Mathews, 

Mayo, 

Mc Bride, . 

McCullick, 

McDowell, 

McDonald, . 

McKinzie, 

Meachem, 

Meeker, 

Megadigan, . 

Merrell, 

Mettler, 

Miller, 37, 

Milton, 

Mills, 

Miner, 

Mitchell, 

Molloy, 



'47 

59, 94 

59 

S2 

58 
IO 

• 159 

92 
41, 60 

37 
116, 153, 162 

154 

. 168 

• 132 
79, 124 

• 95 
• H 6 

• 59 
96 

■ 3 2 

91 

• i3 6 
85, 126 



More, 

Morehouse, 

Morgan, 

Moody, 

Moore, . 

Moses, 

Nay lor, 

Needham, 

Newcomb, 

Nickerson, 

Nippes, 

Norris, 

Norrigan, 

Oglebee, 
Omsted, 
Overstreel, 
Owen, 

Page, 

Paine, 

Palmer, 

Parker, 

Parsons, 



• 147 


Patten, 


44, 68 


Patterson, 


. 90 


Payne, . 


122 


Peace, 


. 116 






Penn, 


109, 118 


Penquite, 


. 147 


Perry, 


22, 39, 45, 51 
.146 


Phelps, 
Philo, . 


94, 142 


Pickett, 


. 42 


Pidcock, 


70, 107 




58, 91 
81 


Pierson, 


Piatt, . 


Plumket, 


. 140 


Potter, 


103 


Powers, 


163 






Prence, 


• 59 
42, 87, 113, 128, 166 


Price, 


10 


Quick, 


113 




• 9 2 , 136 


Ramsey, 


32, 35, iM, 127 


Ramson, 


H5 


Ranchler, 



• • 73, 114 

. 164 

88, 145, 166 

109 

74, 118, 167, 168 

147 

32 

21, 170 

112 

38, 47, 50 
101, 155 

132 

147 

106 

107 

116, 166 

Si 

• 154 

• 7 
• 44, 55, 83 

• 54 

75 
. 161 

99 
94, H 1 

• 73, 115 

27 

• 32, 35 

86 
74, 116 

95 

• 7i, 75 

103 
118 

• 25 
108, 159 

. 81 

57 
. 22, 24 

• 7i 
. 166 

• M7, l6 4 
147 

• 149 





INDEX. 


Randolph, . 


IOI 


Sisco, . 95, 144 


Raidick, . 


, . . 165 


Slack, . . . . 105, 158 


Rayne, 


. 141 


Slocum, . . . 72 


Reed, 


•35 


Slutter, . . . . .152 


Reeder, 


• 98, 147 


Small, . . . . ■ 78, 121 


Rennie, 


127 


Smith, 48, 49, 50, 64, 73, 74, 75, 113, 


Reynolds, 


• i ! 35 


. 114, 116, 121, 133, 148, 161 


Ribble, 


59 


Snow, . . . 50, 5 r, 78, 79 


Ridge, 


• 154 


Snyder, . . . 41, 58, 149 


Riley, 


. 62, 100 


Spaulding, . . . .121 


Ring, 


.' 26 


Spoffer, .... 84 


Rittenhouse, 


128 


Spencer, 164 


Roach, 


• • • 85 


Sperry, . . 109, 159 


Roberts, 


92, 136, 147 


Sprague, . . . .90 


Rockwood, 


. 114 


Staley, 97, 148 


Robeson, 


• -55 


Stanton, .... 91, 133 


Robinson, 


. . . 76 


Stackhouse, . . . . 64 


Rogers, 28, 29, 


37. 3§> 47, 49, 5° 


Starner, . . . . 91 




51, 77, 114, 116 


Steese, 51 


Rood, 


81 


Stephens, , . . . 106 


Rook, 


. 161 


Stevenson, .... 142 


Rose, 


76 


Stewart, . . . . 1.15 


Rounds 


93 


Stoddard, . . . .81 


Rowland, 


30, 81 


Stoffer, . ... 84 


Rowley, 


119, 169 


Stokes, . . . . -44 


Rush, . * 


• 95, 144 


Stout, ... 56, 57, 58, 93 


Ryan, . 


• 62, 102 


Strickland, . . . -74 
Sweet, . . . 34,3 s 


Samuels, . 


• • 49 


Switzer, 95, 143 


Samvels, 


49 




Savage, 


21,25 


Talcott, . . . 75,115,163 


Savidge, 


102, 155 


Tacitus, . . . . .12 


Scaife, 


.28 


Taylor, 8, 43, 65,94, 112, 114, 143, 161 


Scarborough, 


. . . 67,98 


Tenny, 108 


Scheie de Vere, 


8 


Terry, 135 


Schermerhorn 


93, 138 


Thatcher, . :" . -95 


Schofield, . 


82 


Thomas, . . . . 86, 122 


Schwartz, 


131 


Thompson, . . 113, 15J 


Scott, 


... 60 


Thomson, .... 153 


Seaver, 


. . . 84 


Thorn, .... 109, 132 


Seeley, 


. 90 


Tibbits, .... 7° 


Sharps, 


106 


Tinker, . . . . 73,. 112 


Shepard, 


• 73, 75, i 12 , "7 


Tomlinson, . 41, 60, 61, 65, 105 


Sherman 


• 90, i33 


Torbert . . . • • 37 


Sherwood, 


88 


Townsend, . . . 81,95 


Shoemaker, 


99 


Treat 25 


Simons, 


145 


Trego, .... - 67 


Simpson, 


• • 53 


Tripp, . . 94 



INDEX. 



Trusty, 168 

Tucker, . 42, 60, 62, 95, 97, 98, 100 

Tuttle, 122 

Twyn, 8 

Tyson, . . . 99, 153 



Vanartsdalen, 
Vandegrift, 
Van Horn, . 
Venumn, 
Vicking, . 



100, 154 

• io5> 158 

40, 65, 95, 100, 154 

162 

S 



Waldo, 

Walkei, . 

Walter, 

Wardwell, 

Warner, 62, 67, 82, 103, 

Ward, 

Waring, . . . 

Waters, . 

Watson, . . . 

Webb, . 

Webster, 

Weed, . 

West, 

Welding, 

Wheldin, 



116, 162 

82, 88, 126 

153 

58, 79 

105, 106, 126 

148, 158 

• 30 

8 

• 73 
. 44, 102 

84, 117, 166 

• 56, 88 

76,85, 119 

• 53, 82 

42, 61 

163 



Whelpley, 


■ • 113 


Whipple, 


5 1 


Whit, . 


103, 156 


Whitaker, 


• 130 


White, 


7, 72, 117, 167 


Whitman, 


95 


Whittier, 


125, 170 


Wiehe, 


168 


Widdifield, 


• 55,87 


Wilson, 


.30 


Wildman, 


39 


Wilkinson, . 


37, 39, 44, 6 7 


Williams, . 


■ 99, u8, 146, 153 


Winner, 


40 


Wise, 


59 


Wismer. 


150 


Woods, 


121 


Woodman, 


79 


Woolcott, 


47, 49, 167 


Woolsey, . 


107 


Worth, . 


39 


Worthington, 


• 103, 145 


Wright, 


100 


Young, 


25, 29, 30 


Zell, 


15 



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